If we are to solve the many problems that obesity is creating for American society, we must first move beyond the stale 'willpower versus the food-industrial complex' debate.
Bingeing on high-calorie foods may be as addictive as cocaine or nicotine, and could cause compulsive eating and obesity, according to a study published on Sunday.
Extreme obesity is affecting more children in the United States than ever before, according to a new study.
It’s a three-by-three inch image that shows an stunning model, blond and smiling, photographed for a story about feeling comfortable in your skin.
The basic formula for gaining and losing weight is well known: a pound of fat equals 3,500 calories.
Supplements of multivitamins and minerals may help reduce body weight and improve blood fat levels, according to results of a clinical trial in obese Chinese women.
You don't have to spend much time with teenagers to know that the average adolescent would rather devote an afternoon to sitting in front of the TV, computer or video-game console than working out in a gym.
In a world with a chronic ‘globesity’ problem spreading beyond western shores to places like India and China, products that promise to help individuals manage their weight via calorie control, fat burning, satiety, or some other mechanism, enjoy rampant demand.
Muffin tops: But eating less and exercising more may have no impact on people putting on weight We are all getting fatter. We know this because the Government tells us all the time, in every report, health warning and advertising campaign it issues.
An analysis of projected health care costs has revealed that by the year 2018, obesity-related medical expenses will top $344 billion. Current estimates suggest that in just ten years 43 percent of Americans will be obese if obesity continues to rise at the current rate.