By Ansa Varughese | May 22, 2013 04:33 PM EDT
Researchers advise parents to stop encouraging babies to eat if they're already full, or otherwise put their children at risk of obesity into adulthood.
By Matthew Mientka | May 22, 2013 03:37 PM EDT
Canadian researchers say gluttony may be as addictive to the brain as drugs of abuse.
By Matthew Mientka | May 23, 2013 06:37 AM EDT
A new study out of the University of Illinois claims that 35 percent of young Mexicans may be genetically predisposed to obesity.
By Matthew Mientka | May 23, 2013 06:31 AM EDT
A new study shows that girls and obese kids between the ages of 9 to 18 are more likely to count calories while dining on fast food fare.
By Christie Rizk | May 21, 2013 12:27 PM EDT
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Ashik Siddique | May 20, 2013 08:08 PM EDT
Requiring more time in physical education in schools is a good way to fight the childhood obesity epidemic, says a new study.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 15, 2013 10:37 AM EDT
A new study out of the United Kingdom found that children as young as four years old would reject an overweight friend in favor of a disabled or "normal" one.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 11, 2013 05:10 PM EDT
Popular teen fashion Abercrombie & Fitch refuses to sell clothes to plus-sized women and teens, saying they don't fit into the company's 'good looking' target demographic.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 09, 2013 03:34 PM EDT
A new study finds that in schools with high rates of obesity, obese students are more likely than their non-obese classmates to engage in risky sex.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 21, 2013 09:05 PM EDT
Banning food advertising to children is the goal of Canadian obesity epidemic experts. No more junk food commercials for kids?
By Christine Hsu | Nov 29, 2012 10:07 AM EST
Using a simple formula based on factors like the child's birth weight, their parents' body size and the number of people in the household, scientists can predict a baby's likelihood of becoming obese during childhood.