Even before conception, a mother’s obesity may affect cognitive development in her baby-to-be.
For the first time in 13 years, a new prescription weight-loss pill appears poised to hit the U.S. market.
We still don’t have a magic pill for weight loss, and the spotty safety records of diet remedies throughout history show why.
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.
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.
Would you take weight-loss advice from a doctor who hasn’t got control of his own size?
Simple but effective: red, yellow and green labels on food help diners make better choices.
When it comes to fat, what difference does color make? A lot, it seems, especially if you’re interested in losing it.
Obesity rates in America haven’t declined in recent years, but that’s not all bad news.
A newly discovered protein could help both mouse and man gain all the benefits of exercise without breaking a sweat
Kids want to play, so what’s stopping day care centers from letting children be physically active?
Why is it so hard to lose weight? Extra pounds may affect brain structures involved in appetite, making it harder to turn down food
Heavy children talk about their obesity in a series of ads that have experts debating whether aggressive public health campaigns are educational or exploitative