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 Matthew Mientka | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 18:06
Black women lost less weight than white counterparts while on the same diet, according to a new study, which points to metabolic differences.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 15:16
Highlighting the importance of "reindeer games" to a child's health, a new study shows that teasing during sporting activity leads to lowered levels of exercise later on.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 15:45
Obese children who are excluded from parent-doctor meetings regarding their weight loss could experience the same positive results without the embarrassment.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:21
Over the past 45 years, moms have become increasingly sedentary, leading to not only their own expanding waistlines but also to their kids'.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:48
'Half-Ton Killer' Mayra Rosales has a new lease on life after being acquitted in her nephew's murder and losing 800 pounds.
By Peter Sergo | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 13:22
Widely read author and pastor, Rick Warren, is now promoting the "The Daniel Plan," which uses faith to convince people to live healthier lives.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 13:05
A new way to help people lose weight could include an implanted chip that releases a diet drug to suppress hunger and stabilize blood-fat levels.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:57
With the vast majority of Mexicans overweight or obese, health experts say the government should institute mandatory screenings for every man and woman at age 18.
By John Ericson | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 18:35
Fewer taste cells may make it more difficult for obese people to taste sweet stimuli.