‘The scales are tipping,’ says Centers for Disease Control director Tom Frieden
Obese Women Get Only One Hour Of Exercise in a Whole Year
They don’t spend enough time doing fat-burning activities like jogging
This Is Why You Get the Munchies
THC and fasting both trigger olfactory senses, which then causes hunger
Eating Your Feelings? Your Mom Might Be to Blame
Mothers’ relationships with their own moms can lead to parenting styles that could cause their kids to be obese
What Happens When Your Body Loses Half Its Weight?
The spectacle of extreme weight loss if the point of shows like ‘The Biggest Loser,’ but there’s a part of the transformation audiences can’t see
Your Unpaid Rent Could Make You Fat
Household bills—but not credit card debt—can lead to obesity in women
Winter Workout: Shiver Away the Pounds
Being really cold may actually help you burn fat
Why Obesity Among 5 Year Olds Is So Dangerous
The earlier kids gain weight, the less likely they are to lose it
Don’t Knock the Polar Vortex: It Could Help You Lose Weight
It’s freezing outside, but don’t despair. That chill might just help you slim down a bit.
Obesity and Diabetes: Why There Is No Obesity Paradox
Recent studies suggesting that heavier people with diabetes have lower death rates than normal weight patients may be a myth.
You Can’t Be Fit and Fat
It’s okay to be heavy, as long as you don’t have diabetes or hypertension–right? Not so fast, says the latest research.
Presidential Weight Loss Tips: Learning from America’s Heaviest Leaders
The Need for Better Obesity Education–In Medical Schools
When it comes to the obesity epidemic, it’s not just patients, but doctors who need an education.