Obesity continues to rise in many countries, even in those regions that were historically known for food shortages
A child born and raised by obese parent is more likely to grow up as obese compared to those who were raised by thin parents.
Older adults who have experienced substantial weight gain over many years were more likely to develop obesity-related cancers, a new study suggests.
Scientists found a link between high BMI and greater levels of systemic inflammatiion leading to decline in brain function and cognition.
A new study suggests the overwight adults and people with increased protein intake may tend to spend more time in the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) stage of sleep.
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) released a report today affirming that processed meats, alcohol and obesity are linked to cancer.
Weight loss surgery has been a great option for people with severe or morbid obesity who cannot lose weight through the traditional means of diet and exercise, or those who already have serious health conditions caused by obesity.
A new study presented at the American College of Cardiology conference in Chicago revealed that waist circumference is a better indicator of heart disease than the body mass index (BMI).
A new study revealed that over 640 million people globally are considered to be obese, now outnumbering people who are considered to be underweight.
It's no secret that being a couch potato watching television all day may cause you to pack on a few pounds. But now new research shows that just one hour of television a day is linked to weight gain in children.
Middle-aged underweight adults may be at risk for developing dementia, according to a new study.