Research demonstrates that weight stigma leads to psychological stress, which can lead to poor physical and psychological health outcomes for obese people.
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.
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.
New research shows that eating pasta won't make you fat... and might even help with weight loss.
Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness, many people don't know where body fat goes when people lose weight.
Frozen yogurt is everywhere, often marketed like ice cream - but what is the difference between ice cream and frozen yogurt?
Do you find yourself downing that extra piece of chocolate fudge cake even though you're not even hungry?
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.
Research has found there are two critical windows during child development when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for girls.
Have you ever wondered why it's so tough to put down that last slice of bacon?
Turkey day is right around the corner - so do you know how many calories you will might be consuming? Here's how to have a healthier Thanksgiving.
Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body.
Feeling chilly? Good. Research says cold weather might trigger a way for you to burn more fat - and that could lead to a new kind of weight loss strategy.
Cyberbullying and hurtful 'fat jokes' are disturbingly prevalent in the social media environment - and on one site in particular.
If you're having a bad day, this might make it worse: A new study says that stress might make you burn fewer calories, and help you pack on the pounds.
A surprising new strategy for managing your weight? Bright morning light. Turns out there's a connection between weight loss and sunshine.
More than 50 percent of people are interested in foods with reduced sugar & salt, yet new products are more likely to tout that they're low-fat or fat-free.
There is compelling evidence that children who consistently received less than the recommended hours of sleep had increases in obesity at age 7.
Trying to be thin is like trying to be tall, say UCLA psychologists
Researchers used a blood test to assess the levels of epigenetic switches in a gene that regulates fat storage in the body.