Exercise can lower women’s risk of breast cancer, but how much exercise is enough and at what age do women have to be physically active to benefit?
Researchers say that rising rates of overweight and obesity — especially in the U.S. — will threaten the world’s food security and environmental resources.
Why the mostly commonly performed bariatric surgery in the U.S. doubles patients’ risk for drinking problems, compared with a less severe weight-loss procedure
Studies suggest that liposuction causes a rebound in fat gain, but not necessarily back to the areas where you lost it.
Obese kids face a multitude of social and health problems, and now a new study from the University of Missouri finds that being overweight may even affect kids’ performance in math.
Overweight women may suffer from the stigma of obesity even after they drop the pounds, a recent study found, suggesting that anti-fat prejudice may outlast obesity itself.
Megapastor and bestselling author Rick Warren believes he has an answer to America’s obesity epidemic — and it lies in the Book of Daniel. (The full story appears in this week’s issue of TIME, available to subscribers here.)
A new study finds that the single biggest influence on kids’ physical activity levels is the exercise habits of their closest friends.
A new study finds that babies born by c-section are twice as likely to be obese by age 3 as those delivered vaginally.
People are packing on the pounds worldwide, but a recent analysis finds taxing junk food could curb obesity rates.
Spending time in front of the tube not only leads to mindless eating, but also sets children up to prefer unhealthy foods in general.
If Americans keep getting heavier at the current rate, 42% of the population will be obese by 2030, a new study says. The increase accounts for an additional 32 million obese Americans and a whopping $549.5 billion in medical …