The food industry remains on the hook along with families and local communities to more actively address childhood weight gain after new research published yesterday in The BMJ found comprehensive school-based programs that promote healthy-eating and...
Blaming genes for failing to lose weight may no longer be an excuse – in fact, genetic predisposition for obesity actually could magnify diet-based weight loss efforts, according to new research in The BMJ.
Six weeks ago a Kansas State University nutrition professor started a calorie-controlled diet based on high-fat snacks. FoodNavigator-USA caught up with Mark Haub and found that he is doing remarkably well.
Researchers in Canada have drawn together information from seven
national surveys on obesity levels, conducted between 1985 and
2003, revealing specific trends in the increase in each class of
obesity over the past few decades.
Taking a daily chitosan supplement had little effect on weight loss
in a new study on obese volunteers, a finding that challenges
previous research showing that the fibre could help people lose
Dieting and over-eating - two potent issues at the heart of today's
health driven society. One slice of the population - women - is
particularly bombarded by images of the ideal weight. But exactly
how much energy do they actually...