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.
With the first new weight-loss drug to be approved in 13 years, dieters have a new weapon against obesity. Is it for you?
Wonder why it’s so hard to keep the weight off? Take another look at your diet.
Turns out, that morning chocolate-chip scone may not wreck your diet after all. In fact, it might help you stick to your weight-loss goals.
Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or exploring a new city, a pause in your normal routine can make it tough to stay fit — not to mention all those meals out and indulging in a few (O.K., a lot of) cocktails. The good news: …
Megapastor and bestselling author Rick Warren believes he has an answer to America’s obesity epidemic — and it lies in the Book of Daniel. (The full story appears in this week’s issue of TIME, available to subscribers here.)
Why an ancient Jewish scripture has led 15,000 members of a modern megachurch to lose megaweight.
New Yorkers drink nearly seven times more coffee than other city dwellers. Philly residents eat nearly four times as many bagels. A diet-tracking iPhone app reveals what people like to eat where.
Getting healthy doesn’t mean having to overhaul your entire lifestyle.
Subconscious serving-size markers may help people break the fattening pattern of mindless munching.
Weight Watchers International CEO David Kirchhoff hasn’t always been as slim and trim as he is today. Would you believe he packed on 45 lbs. during his freshman year at Duke University?
Certain types of fats are good (think monounsaturated) and some are bad (saturated, trans) for the heart; a recent study finds the same may hold true for the brain