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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The human body's joints can wear out just like an old hinge. A knee can suddenly feel stiff and exercise become difficult because wear and tear is a normal process for joints.
Luis Roberto Escoto, a World Health Organization (WHO) consultant on family and community health, is proud to report that Buenos Aires is well on the way to becoming a model Latin American city when it comes to bicycle usage.
Measuring children's neck circumference could provide a quick, simple way to screen them for weight problems, a new study suggests.
Obesity rates climbed again last year with 28 U.S. states reporting adults are fatter now than a year ago, two advocacy groups said on Tuesday.