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
Another thing to blame on Mom? A new study finds that kids who start out with bad relationships with their mothers are more likely to end up obese as teens.
Think twice before snacking on chips while preaching at your toddler to eat his broccoli: new research finds that habits ingrained in childhood may persist in adulthood, even withstanding later social influences, to affect body weight.
Most of us are all too familiar with how much we weigh — but how many of us know how fit we are? And which matters more?