Why can some people walk right by the snacks without stopping, or only go there when they’re hungry, while others can’t resist eating every time they see food?
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.
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.
Brisk walking, at a pace of at least a 20-minute mile, provides health benefits similar to running.
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?
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..
New research suggests there is now a simple tool to fight off these diseases: restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window.
He was cycling 40 to 60 minutes a day and lost a few pounds. But after nearly two years, his weight has obstinately refused to go down further. Why?
“We’re making a small improvements, but we still have a really, really long way to go to meet the dietary recommendations.”
We rate these claims as Mostly False.
Over the last week, a weight loss app targeted at children and teenagers aged 8-17 has sparked concern among health professionals and parents around the world.
A study found coffee boosts calorie-burning “brown fat” in mouse cells. But for humans to the benefit, they’d need to drink at least 100 cups of coffee.
Your genes and gut bugs can influence weight gain, but the effects are modest. Calories in, calories out are what determine your body weight.
Obese people — fit or unfit, active or not — are on average at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes and early death than lean people with similar behaviors.