By Peter Sergo | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 13:20
A study found that almost two-thirds of the world's obese and overweight population reside in poorer countries. Researchers blame a global shift in diet that includes more meat, sugar, and fat.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 16:24
The residents of the Cretan village of Anogia and its surrounding areas express a gene variation that appears to protect them from cardiovascular disease.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:11
A diet high in fat and sugar may lead to cognitive impairments in as little as one week.
By John Ericson | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 18:35
Fewer taste cells may make it more difficult for obese people to taste sweet stimuli.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 09/19/2013 - 22:00
A little bit of body fat may be the key to helping older people live longer, according to a new study, which found that slightly overweight people were more likely to survive over the course of 16 years than any other group.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 08/24/2013 - 17:43
To many in their 40s and 50s, part of the dread of middle age is the fear of weight gain.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:10
A new blog seeks to humiliate fat shamers by putting their photos on a public site, along with a story of how they harassed an innocent obese person — but could the site be asking for legal trouble?
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 03/29/2013 - 20:23
Monounsaturated fats in canola oil can reduce abdominal fat and cut risk for metabolic syndrome.
By Nikki Tucker | Tue, 10/16/2012 - 13:55
One particular educator, Lyndon B. Johnson from a middle school in New Mexico, has composed and sent home a letter, which outlines four reasons why the poplar Cheetos snack should be banned.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 10/03/2012 - 14:12
A UK man knifed 38 times and left for dead survived because he was overweight.