Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.
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.
A supermarket in Greenville, Ohio, gives free fruit to kids, and the community response has been overwhelmingly positive.
Avoid weight gain this Thanksgiving by following these simple suggestions to enjoy the holiday without completely stuffing yourself.
Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.
Reducing the amount of sugar that children consume for as little as 9 days is all it takes for youngsters’ health to start improving, a new study says.
According to recent research, kids who take antibiotics throughout their childhood gain weight “significantly” faster than children who don’t.
Researchers announced that being overweight or obese at age 50 puts people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease early.
It can be hard to control your food portion sizes, but there are solutions. Here are 5 tips to eat less (but enough) and healthy at the same time.
According to a new CDC report, more than 1 in 3 children and teens ages 2 to 19 in the U.S. fill up on some type of fast food item every single day.
A sad story has emerged out of Texas about a 3-year-old obese girl who is believed to be the youngest patient to ever be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
A new study has found that vitamin C may be just as good as exercise for improving vascular tone in overweight and obese individuals.
In 1967. soybean growers and food manufacturers started growing a ‘cheap’ oil to sell. As a result, we now consume 1000 times more soybean oil today.
A new study shows that drinking a single sugary drink daily ups the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – even in skinny individuals.
The World Health Organization predicts that Ireland will become the most obese nation by the year 2030. Why? Largely due to adopting a Western diet.
Resveratrol, a polyphenol in grapes and red wine, may help fight breast cancer, obesity, macular degeneration, colitis and more. Check this out.
Eating more protein, and the amino acid leucine in particular, can boost metabolic rate 3x more than eating fat and simple carbs – leading to weight loss.