A survey released by the Centers for Disease Control of Americans’ health shows that obesity has been on an upward trend in the U.S. since 1997.
Mindful eating – savoring high-calorie treats, focusing solely on enjoying your food, and planning meals and snacks – may help you lose significant weight.
In meta-analysis of studies on loneliness and social isolation, researchers at Brigham Young University found that both increase the risk of early death.
A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.
The United States, already one of the most obese countries in the world, is also one of the laziest, according to a recent study.
A pear a day keeps the fat away, according to a study showing people who eat 1 medium-sized pear a day are 35% less likely to be obese.
For years doctors have relied on the body mass index (BMI) to determine obesity and overweight, but it has not turned out to be a good indicator of health.
Two new studies explore the anxiety and stress associated with people living in poverty, and how it leads to overeating and obesity.
Smaller brain volume and poorer memory are linked in two recent studies with soda consumption – including of the supposedly healthier “diet” kind.
A review shows that every part of the avocado combats every component of metabolic syndrome, which means you are protected from various ailments.
A gluten-free diet doesn’t reduce the risk of heart disease, and in people who don’t have celiac disease, it actually increases the risk.
Snacking on 1/4 cup of peanuts 3 or 4 times a week may help adults lose weight and prevent obesity in children and adolescents.
Everyone loves a cold, refreshing glass of fruit juice. But does it cause weight gain in children? Here is what one study has to say.
France has prohibited hotels, restaurants, and school cafeterias from offering free refills of soda and other sugary beverages.
A recently-filed lawsuit alleges that Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association misleads buyers about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.
If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.
A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.