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.
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.
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.
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.’
Here’s a disturbing reality: the average woman in America now weighs as much as the average American male weighed in 1960.
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.
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.
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.
A recent paper suggests that Big Box stores like Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, as well as restaurants, may be contributing greatly to American’s weight gain.
Scientists in Norway, Hungary, Austria, Ireland, Turkey, and Australia have found that GMOs may promote weight gain in numerous ways – some less obvious.