Obesity in Midlife Linked to Earlier Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers announced that being overweight or obese at age 50 puts people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease early.

5 Tips to ‘Trick Yourself’ into Eating Less and Eating Healthier

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.

More Than 1/3 of Children Eat This Health-Hazardous Food Every Day

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.

Toddler with Type 2 Diabetes Believed to be Youngest Patient Ever Diagnosed

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.

Vitamin C ‘as Effective as Exercise’ at Improving Vascular Tone

A new study has found that vitamin C may be just as good as exercise for improving vascular tone in overweight and obese individuals.

How Soybean Oil Consumption Ballooned by 1000x in 100 Years

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.

Don’t Drink This if You Want to Avoid Diabetes

A new study shows that drinking a single sugary drink daily ups the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – even in skinny individuals.

New Study Suggests Ireland to Become Most Obese Nation in Europe

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.

Why Resveratrol Makes Red Wine the Exception to the Rule

Resveratrol, a polyphenol in grapes and red wine, may help fight breast cancer, obesity, macular degeneration, colitis and more. Check this out.

The One Amino Acid You Should Be Eating to Lose 62% More Fat

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.

Scientists Find This Key Factor May Contribute to Overeating

Scientists believe that eating and looking for food when you are not even hungry could be the result of a hormone deficiency in the brain.

Why Less Than 1% Of Obese Individuals Will Reach Normal Weight

New research has found that less than 1 percent of overweight individuals will be able to reach normal weight for good, and explains a little why.

New Research Finds Fruit Can Convert ‘Bad’ Fat into ‘Good’ Fat

Research shows that eating two or three servings of resveratrol-rich fruit like berries and grapes can convert ‘bad’ fat into ‘calorie-burning, good fat.’

The Average American Woman Now Weighs As Much As 1960s Man

Here’s a disturbing reality: the average woman in America now weighs as much as the average American male weighed in 1960.

For the Longest Life: Your Waistline Should Be Half Your Height

Want to know a newly found secret for living a long life? Research says the key to longevity is having a waist size that is no more than half your height.

8 Basic, Natural Ways to Boost Metabolism

There are many simple steps one can take to help jump-start their metabolism to lose weight and prevent weight gain. Here are 8 tips.

Study: Drinking Diet Soda Leads to Weight GAIN

Research continually shows that diet soda is a weak weight loss tool. In fact, a recent study linked diet soda consumption with an increase in waist lines.