Parents who exert too much control over what their children eat may not be doing their adolescents any favors when it comes to controlling the youngsters’ weight, according to the latest study.
Unhealthy food environments and sedentary lifestyles certainly contribute to obesity, but they can’t entirely explain weight gain. The latest research points to four new genes that could contribute to the most extreme cases of …
Complying with federal guidelines for healthy meals in schools helps children to stay leaner, according to the latest study on school lunches.
There is no shortage of strategies to lose weight, but which work best for children?
According to the latest research, it may be on your breath.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg might be right; maybe we should be drinking fewer sodas.
Got milk? It turns out that low-fat versions may not be the answer to helping kids maintain a healthy weight.
The good news: we’re eating fewer calories. The bad news: that’s not translating into lower obesity rates.
Doctors’ biases may influence how they care for their obese patients.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
While our eating habits certainly play a role in how much we weigh, our rodent cousins confirm that some of our risk for obesity is written in our genes.
The latest study finds some temperament traits are more likely to land babies in front of the television.