It may not be as simple as that, but new research shows that losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism.
Common food additives, it turns out, may cause obesity and metabolic syndrome, among other conditions, according to a new study.
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.
Scientists have identified a unique peptide and hormone that can curb hunger and lessen one's desire for food, potentially leading to future medications that can treat both obesity and binge eating disorders, new research says.
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.
Lifestyle and diet are two primary factors involved in weight gain, but new research suggests that even the year you were born is linked to obesity risk.
It's that time of the year when the dreaded mistletoe comes out to make children giggle, young ladies blush, and fathers cringe. But this festive plant isn't just about kissing. A new study has revealed that a compound produced by mistletoe can actually help patients fight obesity-related liver disease.
Potatoes, often laden with butter, sour cream, cheese, or bacon, are likely the last thing you'd think to eat when dieting. However, new research has revealed that raw potato extract may be able to reduce weight gain to a surprising extent, especially with a diet that is high in fat and carbohydrates.
'Tis the holiday season, but keep in mind while you're indulging on delicious cookies and candies that according to a new study, obesity has the potential to shorten life expectancy by up to eight years.
Basking in the sunshine may help to slow the onset of obesity and diabetes, according to a new study.
Researchers have determined that a very specific species of gut bacteria coupled with a high-fat diet may cause animals to gain weight, causing experts to wonder if it can seriously impact weight loss efforts.
Men who are already obese as teenagers could grow up to earn up to 18 percent less than their peers of normal weight, according to a new study.
Researchers studying grizzly bears, which are clearly obese animals, have discovered a natural state of diabetes that serves a real biological purpose and is also reversible, according to a new study.