A new study reveals that wearable fitness trackers are not reliable when it comes to weight loss and engagement in physical activities.
1 in 3 children in the UK are already overweight by the time they leave elementary school, a condition that may affect the rest of their lives.
A diet that replaces natural sugars with the artificial sweetener sucralose actually works to stimulate the appetite more, as shown by animal studies.
What common weight loss myth are being debunked by science? The idea that restrictive dieting the key to weight loss is one. Another myth assumes losing weight will lead to better health, but that may not be true.
Researchers discovered an inflatable balloon that can reduce weight when swallowed.
Has losing weight become an unbeatable giant over your life? Then early morning light may be the answer to shed off those extra pounds.
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.
Humans, of course, do Zumba and Cross-Fit and many other things to stay fit. However, researchers investigating animals' active lifestyles are wondering whether they too work out to maintain perfect figures.
Scientists recently bred the first litter of pigs with a genetic resistance to a deadly virus known as Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS).
Maternal obesity may harm babies' immune system at the time of their birth, according to a new study.
This may come as no surprise, but most weight-loss programs, despite what they say, don't work, researchers officially announced in a new study.
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.
In a shocking new study, researchers found that weight loss can possibly be contributing to the world's carbon emissions problem.
We all know weight control is a tricky art. Even with dozens of diets and nutritional guides to help us stay healthy, what works to maintain a healthy waistline can vary from person-to-person. Aside from lifestyle, research has shown that DNA has a lot to do with this. Now researchers have found that your genes no only influence how your body reacts to food, but how your body's residents do too.
Exercise changes the expression of a person's DNA in such a way that it alters the way fat is stored, according to researchers from Lund University in Sweden. The study is the first to describe what happens on an epigenetic level in fat cells when individuals participate in even small doses of exercise.