The discovery of a genetic mutation that slows metabolism may help in the fight against obesity, say researchers.
As part of National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, officials and experts with BluPearl Veterinary Partners – who have offices in Atlanta – are raising awareness about pets with pounds to lose.
A new study suggests that obese cancer patients may have additional cause for concern.
Researchers found many pediatric patients had hearts that look like those of middle aged patients. But after weight loss surgery, that changed.
There’s been a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines, health officials say.
Health officials say they have the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity.
Another reason to eat breakfast: Skipping it may increase your chances of a heart attack.
Coca-Cola says it will work to make lower-calorie drinks and clear nutrition information more widely available around the world.
New research indicates that children are consuming fewer calories than they did at the turn of the century.
Fact or fiction? Sex burns a lot of calories. Snacking or skipping breakfast is bad. School gym classes make a big difference in kids’ weight.