Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


If You Want to Get Pregnant, Avoid Soda, New Study Says

A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.


Do Overweight People Live Longer than Others with This Type of Cancer?

A new study suggests that people who have kidney cancer who are obese or overweight may survive longer than slimmer people.


Obesity and Liver Cancer Link Now Supported by New WHO Study

A new study shows that obesity, excess weight circumference, and Type 2 diabetes increase the risk of liver cancer, both individually and together.


U.K. Government Orders Restaurants to Cut Size of Desserts

U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.


Obesity Rates are DECLINING in these 4 States

Researchers have recently released a report showing that obesity is actually on the decline in 4 US states – New York, Ohio, Minnesota, and Montana.


Citrus Fruits, Antioxidants Help Stop Obesity-Related Chronic Diseases, Study Says

Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.


Most Kids Lack Ideal Cardiovascular Health: What do we Do?

A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.


Could Poor Sleep Habits Be Making You Fat?

Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.


Study: This Lifestyle Factor Could Age Your Brain by 10 Years

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.


New Study Links Prenatal BPA Exposure to Obesity in Young Girls

In a new study, researchers uncovered a link between BPA levels in pregnant mothers’ urine and obesity in girls up to age 7.


Study: WHEN You Eat is as Important as WHAT You Eat

A review of several studies suggests that people should stick to 3 meals a day, eat together with their household, and maintain a regular eating pattern.


Balloons You Can Swallow – New Weight Loss Device

Now, losing weight may be as simple as swallowing a pill with a balloon inside of it – a device made by California company Obalon to curb appetite.


Study: Being Overweight Less Deadly Now than 40 Years Ago

Being overweight is not as deadly now as it was in the 1970s, says a recent study, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore excess weight.


Child Autism Risk Spikes 59% When Mother Suffers from This Syndrome

A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


Could This be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.


First Russia Bans GMOs, Now a Junk Food Tax Could be Next

California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.