When it comes to fat, what difference does color make? A lot, it seems, especially if you’re interested in losing it.
Getting fit is easier with a buddy — or a spouse — who can commiserate about the devilishness of V-ups
Welcome to our first show of 2012. This week, we’re talking about the latest research on shedding holiday pounds.
Why is it so hard to lose weight? Extra pounds may affect brain structures involved in appetite, making it harder to turn down food
A committed anti-exerciser finds out the healthy life isn’t half bad.
The words “boot camp” and “Bonnie” do not go together. I am one of the last people you’d ever envision willingly signing up for a 45-minute class, four days a week, that has as its goal exercising to the point of exhaustion.
Welcome back! This week on the podcast: why dieters can’t seem to keep the weight off, a new breed of super broccoli that promises to lower your cholesterol, and research suggesting that kids’ aggression can be traced back to …
Dieters always regain lost weight, right? Not so, according to a new analysis of data from the National Weight Control Registry (NWCR), whose 10,000 participants have lost at least 30 lbs. and kept the weight off for a year or longer.
If cannabis causes the munchies, how is it possible that pot smokers are thinner than nonsmokers?
When it comes to weight loss, people may be better off following the commercial diet program Weight Watchers, rather than relying on guidance from their primary care doctors.
Tired of counting calories? Try counting bites instead. Or just let the Bite Counter do it for you. The “pedometer for eating” developed by two Clemson University researchers is worn like a wristwatch and counts the number of …
Lose weight. That’s often the first advice from doctors to their pre-diabetic patients. But while losing excess fat can help reverse Type 2 diabetes risk factors like insulin resistance and high blood-sugar levels, a new study …
Losing weight is hard enough. Keeping it off is even harder. Now a new study by researchers at Penn State suggests that the techniques that work for losing weight aren’t necessarily the same as those that help keep you slim.