Being really cold may actually help you burn fat
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia demonstrates tough love
Recent studies suggesting that heavier people with diabetes have lower death rates than normal weight patients may be a myth.
If you’re trying to be healthy, sitting down for a meal at a full-service restaurant like Olive Garden is a better option than pulling up to the nearest McDonald’s to grab a Big Mac. Right?
Ever wonder what exactly those calories we consume every day are used for? Here are all the answers
Fat cells in a protruding belly may be different from fat cells elsewhere in the body—and more hazardous to your health
Certain types of fats are good (think monounsaturated) and some are bad (saturated, trans) for the heart; a recent study finds the same may hold true for the brain
Simpson is being alternately vilified and championed for seemingly gaining more than the recommended 35 lbs. during pregnancy. Since when is a big pregnant woman news?
Compare the proportion of obese people in America to those who are addicted to drugs and then try to argue that food isn’t as addictive as crack cocaine, says Dr. Nora Volkow, the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
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?
One in three American kids is overweight or obese, but don’t tell their parents that. New research in the journal Pediatrics finds that Mom and Dad recoil when doctors describe their children as “fat” or “obese.” They would …
Yes, it’s true: a new study from BMJ.com finds that eating chocolate is no sin. In fact, it was associated with a 37% lower risk of developing heart disease.