Research demonstrates that weight stigma leads to psychological stress, which can lead to poor physical and psychological health outcomes for obese people.
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.
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.
Hoping to lose weight? Exercise by itself isn't always enough to take off those extra pounds. Now, research helps to explain why.
Does eating at night make you fat? There is evidence to support the weight loss benefits of eating at the right time of day.
Soon, we will be able to get tailored diet advice based on our personal gut microbiome to help us with weight loss and more.
If you're a fan of food television, it's fine to be entertained - but if you cook many of the recipes, you could have a recipe for weight gain.
Research hows that people with certain personality traits are likely to go through cycles of gaining and losing weight throughout their lives.
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.
'Imperfection is beauty.' But saying it is one thing, and believing it is another.
Unsurpringly, a recent study confirmed that 'fat shaming' overweight and obese people did not help them to lose weight - but actually had the opposite effect.
In one of the largest epigenome-wide association studies, scientists have identified an epigenetic mechanism that alter the risk of obesity-related disease.
On average, satisfied newlyweds are more likely to gain weight in the early years, putting them at increased risk for various health problems.
A leading expert on reproductive health says there's a link between PCOS and Type 2 Diabetes, even if women young and not overweight.
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.
A study of eight European countries shows that kids on a Mediterranean diet are 15% less likely to be overweight or obese than those children who do not.
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
Twenty-seven adolescents and their parents were surveyed to determine factors contributing to successful weight loss among adolescents.
Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents -- in fact, more than 150,000 people below age 20 have diabetes. When... Read more...