If you are one of the millions of people with type 2 diabetes, losing weight can help reverse the blood sugar disease even if you aren't ... Read More
Words Can Wound: Tips For Talking to Kids About Obesity
With U.S. health officials calling childhood obesity a public health crisis, conversations about weight are important. And as we head into ... Read More
Mo’Nique at 55: Slimmer, Happier & Wiser: “I Love Us For Real”
Actress and comedian Mo'Nique continues to share photos on her Instagram of her ever-slimming body in camouflage clothing. Ever since Mo ... Read More
Tracee Ellis Ross at 50: Loving Her Body With No Filter
Social media, with all of its filters, has gotten everybody all messed up. When you take a look at some of these people, especially ... Read More
Excess Weight in Midlife Means a Sicker Old Age
Here's a compelling reason to shed those extra pounds: A new study finds that middle-aged people who are obese, or even simply overweight, ... Read More
Can Obesity Lower Your Breast Milk Production?
While 8 of 10 mothers breastfeed their newborns for a short time, the number plummets despite recommendations from experts, in part because ... Read More
How Does Being Overweight Harm the Heart?
Want to know your vulnerability to heart disease? Like it or not, one of the best ways to know is to get on the scale. If you're unhappy ... Read More
3 Ways Obesity is Affecting Your Child’s Brain Health
Kids who are overweight or obese often struggle with schoolwork, and now new research provides clues on how excess weight may harm the ... Read More
Why Is American Food So Unhealthy?
It's no secret: The standard American diet is at the root of the obesity epidemic and many of its associated diseases. But why is ... Read More
So What’s Really Making Us Fat? (Q&A)
Many of us struggle with food with regard to eating properly, knowing when to stop eating, eating out of distress or stress ... Read More
Are These 5 Health Conditions In Your Family Tree?
The branches of your family tree bear much more than the years your grandparents were born. Knowing your family’s health history is an ... Read More
12 Processed Foods you Should Avoid
Americans' increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods is putting their health at risk, researchers warn. Ultra-processed foods are ... Read More