Fat cells in a protruding belly may be different from fat cells elsewhere in the body—and more hazardous to your health
The latest research on caloric restrictions shows that near-starvation diets may not be the Fountain of Youth
The deck is stacked against women hoping to keep slim after menopause, but researchers say some simple eating habits can keep weight down
If you started using reusable bags exclusively starting at age 25, you could save more than 21,000 plastic bags in your lifetime. Point being: sustainable eating doesn’t have to be hard, and it also doesn’t have to be …
A new study suggests that eating three whole eggs a week can thicken the arteries as much as smoking. Some heart experts say not so fast
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A weight-control coach — even it’s only a peer, not a professional — can help you stick to your plan and shed those pounds, a new study suggests
Contrary to conventional wisdom, detailed energy measurements show that while hunter-gatherers may be more physically active than the rest of us, they don’t burn more calories thanks to their lower metabolisms
A Dutch study finds that high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high blood sugar are the norm, not the exception, among severely overweight children and adolescents
Staying fit and healthy saves you serious cash in the long run, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot to get there. Some tips for making good health affordable
In 2006, New York City passed a first-in-the-nation ban on trans fats in restaurant food. Here’s how it worked
A new yearlong study of weight loss in overweight or obese women identified three key strategies for taking off unwanted pounds. The No. 1 tip for success? Writing down everything you eat or drink in a food journal.