If you're thinking about indulging on a Big Mac and some fries, think again. New research says that a high-fat diet may alter your brain and behavior, increasing your risk of depression and other psychiatric disorders.
At a Lower Paleolithic site in Israel, researchers discovered ancient stone tools that are revealing prehistoric man's taste for meat, according to a new study.
You would think that going on a "diet" would help trim your waistline, but when it comes to diet soda, it's actually found to be linked to greater belly fat in adults 65 years of age and older.
It is well known that in the long run, eating fatty foods is bad for you and can increase your risk of having a stroke or heart attack. But a surprising new study shows that a high-fat diet may actually be beneficial to your health, and help to reduce heart attack damage.
You can blame it on the holidays, a bad breakup or even a slow metabolism, but new research shows that gaining weight may actually be all in your genes.
Here's yet another reason to drink wine: it could help you burn fat better. At least, if you drink it - or red grape juice - in moderation, according to a new study.
You normally don't hear a lot about how fat can be good for you. Watching your waistline has always been considered part of a healthy lifestyle. However, new research has determined that the cells that put mean on your bones aren't always a bad. In fact, they could help protect the body against infection.
The "muffin top" is a part of the body that's infamous for being hard to get rid of, but new research shows that weight training, at least for men, may be the key to curbing this belly fat.
Not too long ago, the world was introduced to "brown fat," an arguably good type of fat that helps healthy people covert unused calories into body heat - a boon for the winter months, especially when watching one's waistline. Now, a new study has shown that a traditional Chinese medicinal herb can help convert normal fat into this beneficial type.
New research shows that mice can delay aging with a high-fat diet, a finding that can possibly lead to new treatments for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, as well as premature aging in children.
When it comes to elephant seals, it seems the fatter the better. You would think that more weight would prevent these deep-divers from reaching deeper water, but in fact it is beneficial.
Australian researchers behind a new study found that cooler indoor temperatures stimulate the growth of healthy brown fat, while warm temperatures cause the loss of this beneficial type of fat.
In a genetic analysis published Thursday in the journal Cell, an international team of scientists unveiled the reasons why polar bears, eating their fill of blubbery marine mammals, can survive a high-fat diet.