According to a recent study, exposure to fast food restaurants can lead to obesity; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2007 and 2010, adults in the US consumed an average of 11.3 percent of their total daily calories from fast food.
The findings of a recent study suggest that obese children may experience more difficulty with solving problems and answering questions than their slimmer classmates.
A new study has found that birth control pills and obesity may increase the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS).
The findings of a recent study suggest that the average obese woman in America only exercises vigorously for approximately one hour per year.
First born men weighed 15 pounds more than their second-born counterparts.
Researchers find that “weight fate” is set by age 5.
Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations — an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day.
Health experts offer their thoughts on the concept of “metabolically healthy obesity,” and discuss whether or not complications arising from excess weight are a matter of “if” or “when.”
A recent survey has found that approximately half of Americans want to lose weight – and only about a quarter of the same population are seriously trying to do anything about it.
About three years ago, the nation’s top public health agency picked its battles. Now, it’s issuing its own report card on reaching those goals: Pretty good but needs improvement.