As Americans struggle to eat better, plant-based diets have become the rage, but exactly what are those and how hard are they to follow?
The incidence of overweight and obesity in children aged three and four in Sweden increased during the pandemic, especially in more deprived areas, a study of just over 25,000 children in three Swedish counties shows.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have left people living with obesity more vulnerable to the cost-of-living crisis, warns a study led by UCL researchers.
Losing weight is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions—possibly to give yourself an excuse for some New Year's Eve overindulgence.
The prevalence of food allergies is increasing worldwide, approaching an epidemic level in some regions. In the U.S. alone, approximately 10% of children and adults suffer from food allergies, with allergies to cow's milk, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts being the most common.
Updated growth charts released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now extend to a body mass index of 60—up from previous charts that stopped at a BMI of 37, with additional categories to track obesity in kids ages 2 to 19.
It turns out that many of the lifestyle behaviors that help fight off breast cancer in women also can help them avoid heart disease.
It's long been popular advice for people looking to lose weight to avoid late night snacking. It's no wonder, with a host of research showing that late night eating is linked to greater body weight and increased risk of obesity.