Low-fat diets do not yield greater weight loss than other slimming regimes, said a study Friday, adding to the long-running debate on how best to shed extra pounds or kilos.
Three brisk walking principles to keep joints healthy were proposed by the Taiwanese Osteoporosis Association (TOA) yesterday, debunking myths that exercise is bad for joints in time for World Arthritis Day.
Some sub sandwiches, movie theater pretzels and even milkshakes and salads will soon come with a first-of-its-kind salt warning symbol in New York City after officials agreed Wednesday to stake out new ground in a national push for healthier eating habits.
Being overweight at the age of 50 may speed the onset of Alzheimer's disease in old age, said a study Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry.
Gwyneth Paltrow lent a touch of Hollywood glamour Wednesday to a campaign against legislation that would prevent the labelling of genetically modified food in the United States.
The ratio of people with oversize waistlines increases for adult males of all sizes in the past 20 years, according to a research released by the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday.
Eating spicy food, especially fresh chili, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday.
Picky eating among children may not be just a passing phase but could flag potential concerns such as depression and anxiety, a study released Monday found.
U.S. federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.
As he manoeuvres his taxi through the barely moving traffic of downtown Yangon, Myo Min Htaike's jaw methodically pounds a pulpy mass of nuts and tobacco, his teeth stained a dark blood-red.