Mindful Eating Shown to Help People Lose Weight

Mindful eating – savoring high-calorie treats, focusing solely on enjoying your food, and planning meals and snacks – may help you lose significant weight.


Study: People Eating 1 of These a Day are ‘35% Less Likely to be Obese’

A pear a day keeps the fat away, according to a study showing people who eat 1 medium-sized pear a day are 35% less likely to be obese.


This Blood Test can Detect Stroke in 10 Minutes

A new test developed by Cornell University researchers may help diagnose stroke within 10 minutes…as long as people know the symptoms.


The BMI Chart is Antiquated and Misleading, Scientists Say

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.


How Anxiety, Low Self-Worth may Spark Countless Individuals to Overeat

Two new studies explore the anxiety and stress associated with people living in poverty, and how it leads to overeating and obesity.


“Text Neck” is Giving Young People Major Spine Issues

Young people are developing serious neck and back problems from looking down at their phones, putting excess weight on their spine.


Replace Junk Food Snacks with This FATTY Snack to Lose Weight?

Snacking on 1/4 cup of peanuts 3 or 4 times a week may help adults lose weight and prevent obesity in children and adolescents.


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.


Scientists Discover a “6th Taste” Explaining Why We Love Carbs So Freakin’ Much

Now, a new study suggests that there may be a scientific reason we can not resist food loaded with carbohydrates – because they are our 6th taste.


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.


Average Weight of American Men up 15 Pounds Since 1994

Americans are heavier than ever. But just how heavy? Evidently, the average American man has packed on 15lbs over the course of the last 20 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.


Science Says Eating Protein can Make You Feel Fuller Longer

Science has shown once again that eating a diet rich in protein creates feelings of satiety that help people feel full longer.


Study: How to Turn Fat-Storing Cells into Fat-Burning Cells

Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.


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.


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).


Diabetes and Prediabetes Rates in California: “A Storm is Coming”

A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.