A cluster of studies relies upon geographical data-mapping to analyze the impact of neighborhood on children’s health.
A survey of successful weight losers highlights the strategies that worked: exercising and eating fewer calories and less fat
Less than a third of parents of overweight kids and just over half of parents of very obese kids are informed by their physicians. What’s the problem?
How healthy is your county? An interactive survey ranks 3,000 U.S. counties on health measures including the number of fast food restaurants and the level of physical activity among residents.
Should teens get extra points for being thin? Dr. Pierre Dukan, the French founder of the controversial Dukan Diet, thinks so.
Why did Dara-Lynn Weiss choose to explore the very private and sensitive topic of her young daughter’s weight in the very public pages of a fashion glossy?
When it comes to chocolate, you might just be able to have your sweet and eat it, too.
A whiff of a decadent dessert can whet the appetite, but new research suggests that when it comes to the smell of food, you can have too much of a good thing.
Drowning your sorrows in ice cream won’t help you feel better in the long run. Here are five ways to keep junk-food urges from devolving into a full-fledged binge.
When it comes to your risk of diabetes, a new study by Harvard researchers suggests that eating less white rice could make a difference.
Telling people to choose healthy foods isn’t working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time
Eating a hot dog or a couple of slices of bacon a day comes with a surprisingly high cost to your health.
More flavorful alternatives to white sugar abound, but are they any healthier for you? Here’s a guide to what’s actually in your sweetener of choice.