Getting fit is easier with a buddy — or a spouse — who can commiserate about the devilishness of V-ups
Welcome to our first show of 2012. This week, we’re talking about the latest research on shedding holiday pounds.
It’s January, which means the Great American Holiday Pig-Out is finally over. It’s time to waddle over to the bathroom scale, survey the damage and make that resolution (again) to shed some pounds. And if joining a gym or …
Why is it so hard to lose weight? Extra pounds may affect brain structures involved in appetite, making it harder to turn down food
When it comes to weight gain, it’s all about the calories.
A committed anti-exerciser finds out the healthy life isn’t half bad.
If you’ve ever sat at your desk scarfing a vending-machine lunch, then you’d probably agree with the authors of a recent editorial in the journal PLoS Medicine, who wrote: “[U]nhealthy eating could legitimately be considered a …
If you’re going on a no-carb diet, I would suggest you don’t embark on it during the holiday season, like I did.
Even before they can speak, some babies are essentially saying, “Please pass the salt,” new research suggests.
One pound. That’s it! After eight days of abs-defining crunches, too many push-ups to count, breathless sprints, painful planks, forward lunges, backward lunges, you name it, one measly pound is all I’ve kissed goodbye.
Good news for dieters who feel that counting calories has become a full-time job. According to new research, you might do better to cut carbs just two days a week instead of going low cal every day.
Contrary to popular wisdom, eating at McDonald’s isn’t exactly cheap, costing some $28 for a family of four. Which might help explain the results of a recent study from the University of California, Davis, which found that …
In a recent study of high school students in Philadelphia, researchers found that 14% were obese. The good news is that three-quarters of these obese teens said they were trying to lose weight. The bad news is they appeared to be …