Treatments for obesity-related illnesses ballooned to consume 28 percent of the nation’s health care dollars from 21 percent in a recent 8 year period, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) pointed out.
Eating more plants and less meat has been tied to a longer life and a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in a new study.
The jab, which mimics the effect of gastric bypass surgery, reduces appetite, causes weight loss and helps sugar absorption.
Research in a large cohort of women over the age of 50 suggests that body shape, resulting from fat distribution, is associated with cardiovascular risk.
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A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs — had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who ate less.
Eating more chicken because it’s healthier than red meat? Think again.
Teens who have obesity surgery lose as much weight as those who have the operation as adults and are more likely to have other health problems such as diabetes and
Going to Starbucks is a social must, but all of those drinks have a lot of calories. Here are a few that you won’t have to worry about.
Many activity trackers encourage people to take 10,000 steps a day, but a new study finds some can get a health boost with fewer steps.