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 Lizette Borreli | May 17, 2013 06:02 PM EDT
Expecting mothers like Beyonce can sport the baby bump and stay in shape without compromising their health.
By Ansa Varughese | May 16, 2013 10:04 AM EDT
Researchers have found a mutation of the MMP2 gene in women that contributes to weight gain.
By Anthony Rivas | May 06, 2013 11:22 PM EDT
A new study found that a person who gains weight will also gain impulsiveness and more deliberation.
By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 02:10 PM EST
It has been commonly reported that married couples tend to gain weight, while a divorce can provoke weight loss.
By Amber Moore | Jan 03, 2013 04:23 PM EST
Fructose changes certain mechanisms in the brain that make us feel full after a meal which in turn leads to overeating and eventually weight gain.
By Amber Moore | Sep 22, 2012 01:21 PM EDT
Obesity rates have jumped up in the recent years. Unhealthy lifestyle habits like eating high calorie food, and low levels of physical activity, have been cited as reasons behind this massive increase in the rate of obesity. Three new studies show that sugary drinks are associated with higher weight gain in people.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 18, 2012 05:08 PM EDT
Diet fads come and go, but it seems that there is always a new way to get thinner, which is why it may come as no surprise that the average woman spends an alarming 17 years of her life on diets.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 17, 2012 06:57 PM EDT
New research not only investigates weight gain in first-year students, but also the overall impact of weight gain during the four-year period.