More bad news about Americans' waistlines: The obesity epidemic may be slowing, but the number of obese adults is likely to keep going up.
Even in the vastness of the online fitness universe, it all comes down to the human touch on your touch screen.
Fast food may often be high in salt and the exact levels seem to vary by country, according to an international study that looked at fast food menu items in six countries.
In Brazil, a country known for girls in mini-bikinis and where body-consciousness borders on obsession, nearly half the population is overweight, a study by the Ministry of Health released Tuesday found.
The hips have put on padding over the holidays and the New Year began with a resolution to remove it. At the turn of the year, motivation to lose weight is greatest. Diet plan promoters know this and woo customers with supposed new findings on ways to shed fat, promising substantial slimming fast and with little effort.
Green tea, taken in a capsule or drunk in a cup, may shave a few points off “bad” cholesterol readings, according to a U.S. study involving more than a thousand people.
Doctors and nutritionists have long recommended avoiding all animal fats to trim cholesterol, but Danish researchers say cheese may not be so bad, and probably shouldn't be placed in the same category as butter.
Two studies this week raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions. Should anyone be taking them? Which ones are most risky? And if you do take them, how can you pick the safest ones?
People who take dietary supplements to boost their intake of minerals may actually be getting too much of a good thing — and even risk serious problems.
Middle-aged women encouraged to exercise at moderate intensity were much happier and more likely to continue working out than peers who exercised more intensely, according to a study.