Bad news for dieters: a new study has found that a chemical found in chili peppers being touted as a weight loss aid may not help as much as its manufacturer would like people to think.
A new government study says most Americans still don't eat enough vegetables, and fruit consumption is actually dropping a little.
Brazilians' waistlines are bulging, belying the country's image as a place of buff sun worshipers and lithe soccer players.
Use of weight-loss surgery has increased 10-fold in hospitals in England since 2000 and those who have gastric bands fitted can reduce their risk of early death and cut health service costs, scientists said on Friday.
Only one of the four largest fast food chains in Taipei City provides calorie information on their menus, the city's government said yesterday.
Obesity rates among African-American girls have risen in the past decade, stagnated among Hispanics and dropped among whites, a study published Monday said.
Obesity in the United States has grown “faster than anyone could have imagined,” doubling in adults and tripling in children in recent years, a leading health official said Tuesday.
If you're trying to bring your blood pressure to a healthy level, a U.S. study suggests that how much you weigh is more important than how fit you are.
Mexico City government worker Agueda Galvan started stretching exercises out of fear of a heart attack, but also under an anti-obesity program introduced by her bosses.
Nothing compares to a parent's affection, not even the excessive food they heap on their children.
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