Our emphasis on behavioral interventions has been disappointing. Society needs to find a way to talk about obesity and come up with ways to deal with it.
If you have to force yourself up off your couch to try to get in some physical activity, rest assured, you’re not the only one.
Physical inactivity is defined as not doing in any leisure-time physical activities over the last month – activities such as walking for exercise or gardening.
Your body mass index — or BMI — when you’re young does a better job predicting whether you will be obese later in life than your genes.
5 healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—in middle-age may increase years lived free of common chronic diseases.
Brisk walking, at a pace of at least a 20-minute mile, provides health benefits similar to running.
It’s not just how long you live, but how vibrant you remain later in life. Exercising both your body and brain can help you stay healthier longer.
How can you increase your willpower and fulfill your New Year’s resolutions? These strategies are based on research with 100s people with long-term goals.
We’ve all heard we should drink eight glasses, or two litres of water per day. We asked five medical and sports science experts if we really need that much.
Watch out for “Food Variety”: We tend to eat more when there is more than one type of food consumed within a meal and across the courses of a meal.
In winter we’re drawn to bowls of cheesy pasta, oozing puddings, warming soups, and hot chocolate with marshmallows. Why do we crave these foods in winter and not in summer?
Several states 60% of adults will be obese. In states with the lowest rates, 40% of adults will be obese. About a quarter of US adults will be severely obese.
Does scientific evidence support the claims made for intermittent fasting? A new review article in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that it does..
Young immigrants and the children of immigrants were the most likely to be getting too little exercise.
New research suggests there is now a simple tool to fight off these diseases: restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window.