Researchers have found that the genes active in a person’s belly fat are significantly different from those in her thigh fat. Here's what that means.
Hoping to lose weight? Exercise by itself isn't always enough to take off those extra pounds. Now, research helps to explain why.
Research demonstrates that weight stigma leads to psychological stress, which can lead to poor physical and psychological health outcomes for obese people.
The popularity of CrossFit workouts prompted the American Council on Exercise to commission a study to evaluate its effectiveness. Here are the results.
If your loved ones are critical of your weight -- guess what? You're even more likely to put on some extra pounds.
It's that time of year when sensational sweets and tempting treats surround you. Here's how you can survive the holidays without gaining weight.
New research shows that eating pasta won't make you fat... and might even help with weight loss.
Researchers says keeping food visible available around the house - outside of the kitchen - can definitely lead to poor eating habits.
Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness, many people don't know where body fat goes when people lose weight.
A new study found that sweet and salty snacks are no match for a tired mind. In fact, sleep loss can lead to something a lot like marijuana munchies.
Frozen yogurt is everywhere, often marketed like ice cream - but what is the difference between ice cream and frozen yogurt?
An expert says that diets usually fail because people don't address their emotions about food, making weight loss incredibly challenging.
People make diet plans and diet goals, but that's not translating into success. Here's a better way to make your weight loss hopes a reality.
If the internet can be used to motivate people to exercise, what is its best role?
One more benefit of dieting: Sleep improves after weight loss. Obese adults who lost 5% or more of their body weight reported sleeping better and longer.
Do you find yourself downing that extra piece of chocolate fudge cake even though you're not even hungry?
You see them on wrists everywhere - restaurants, the office, the gym. Fitness trackers are now de rigeur among the fitness conscious.
Women who lift weights twice a week can prevent --or at least slow down - middle-age spread and weight gain, a study suggests.
Sad movies are bad news for diets.
Does eating at night make you fat? There is evidence to support the weight loss benefits of eating at the right time of day.
It's discouraging to fall off your diet or out of good habits. So how do you deal with a relapse into old bad habits?
Looking for a simple way to burn more calories while walking? It could be as easy as changing up your pace.
Having a hard time with postpartum weight loss -- but aren't really sure why those post-baby pounds are so tough to get rid of?
If you want to track your weight, count your steps or your calories, you can find an app to help. But how you choose the one that's right for you?