A new weight-loss study focusing on teenage girls finds that they may be more likely to eat healthy and exercise if they’re given the freedom to do it on their own.
Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of sodium in the American diet, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Month three of boot camp has begun, but the pounds stubbornly refuse to budge. Could a food diary — or lack thereof — be the culprit?
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, argue that sugar is toxic and needs to be taxed and controlled. Why it’s so hard to break our addiction.
For women, that morning cup o’ joe may act as more than just a pick-me-up.
A new study finds that consuming foods fried in olive or sunflower oils is not linked to an increased risk of heart disease or premature death.
Diet plays a big part in obesity, which is in turn a risk factor for Type 2 diabetes. But despite the plump Southern chef’s diagnosis, experts say there’s more to it than just overeating.
Obesity rates in America haven’t declined in recent years, but that’s not all bad news.
Do you know what an advergame is? Your kids do, and these games are affecting what they are eating
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