It’s okay to be heavy, as long as you don’t have diabetes or hypertension–right? Not so fast, says the latest research.
When it comes to the obesity epidemic, it’s not just patients, but doctors who need an education.
They’re the latest in high-tech weight loss, but all that technology isn’t translating into slimmer users, according to the latest study.
Study of twins sheds light on good versus bad fat
There is no denying the First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign is an historic effort to improve the health of America’s youth with unprecedented collaborations between families, schools, food companies and legislators. But while the …
Obesity rates in the U.S. have started to stall in recent years, but the fastest growing percentage of obese children are those at the heaviest end of the spectrum, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
Body Mass Index (BMI) provides an easy way to measure obesity, but more doctors are questioning its accuracy and usefulness.
Obesity is more deadly than previously thought, but a nationwide survey shows that after rising for decades, rates have not increased for the first time in 30 years.
Recent studies questioned whether breastfeeding can lower rates of obesity among kids, and the latest analysis will only add to the confusion.
There’s good news about childhood obesity for a change. A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hints that efforts to curb weight gain among low-income preschoolers may be working.
If I’m thin then I’m healthy, right? Wrong. There are several misconceptions people have about weight, losing it and what’s healthy. Here’s the low-down on some myths we’re better off busting.