The findings of a recent study suggest that a healthy diet and moderate exercise can help prevent pregnant women from needing a risky C-section.
Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.
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.
More U.S. adults are developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Research suggests that consuming animal protein may increase the risk for the condition.
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.
A recently-filed lawsuit alleges that Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association misleads buyers about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.
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.
A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.
A new study suggests that people who have kidney cancer who are obese or overweight may survive longer than slimmer people.
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. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.
Researchers have recently released a report showing that obesity is actually on the decline in 4 US states – New York, Ohio, Minnesota, and Montana.
Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.
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.
Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.
In a new study, researchers uncovered a link between BPA levels in pregnant mothers’ urine and obesity in girls up to age 7.