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Want to Live Longer? Eating a Little Less Might Do the Trick March 22, 2018

Poor, Minority Moms Face Tough Judgments Over Kids' Weight March 13, 2018

Want to Keep the Weight Off? Eat More Slowly February 13, 2018

Why Evenings May Be a Dangerous Time for Dieters January 19, 2018

Menus With Calorie Counts Seem to Be Paying Off November 09, 2017

Call a Snack a Meal, and You're Less Apt to Overeat November 03, 2017

Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food July 14, 2017

Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight June 12, 2017

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

Hey, Super Bowl Fans: Don't Choke on Game Day February 04, 2017

Be especially careful with meats as these foods are most likely to get stuck, study finds

Mouse Study Hints at Why Obese People Struggle to Exercise December 29, 2016

Research suggests dopamine levels, not willpower, may be to blame

Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids November 02, 2016

Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found

Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study October 07, 2016

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim September 30, 2016

Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating? September 22, 2016

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report September 21, 2016

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study July 15, 2016

Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight June 08, 2016

Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored April 29, 2016

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies' February 29, 2016

Chemical effect in the body is similar to that of marijuana, study says

Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious February 05, 2016

Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says

Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study January 20, 2016

American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study January 12, 2016

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

Are We Programmed to Overeat in Winter? January 09, 2016

Packing on body fat was an evolutionary survival strategy, researchers say

Don't Even Talk About It: 'Food Words' Can Make You Overeat November 05, 2015

Stress and genetics also make some crave high-calorie foods, but obese people are more apt to indulge, research finds

'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon November 05, 2015

Early results from overseas trial suggest an approach that's easy to swallow

Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds November 04, 2015

Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits November 02, 2015

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long September 24, 2015

Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain September 22, 2015

They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study July 13, 2015

Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug July 01, 2015

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic July 01, 2015

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study June 22, 2015

Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier June 08, 2015

Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice April 28, 2015

Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving November 14, 2014

Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse September 25, 2014

Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues September 11, 2014

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says July 29, 2014

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC July 10, 2014

More women rely on menu's health info than men

Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds June 25, 2014

If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

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