According to a report, a diet consisting of fruits and vegetables and soy is an excellent defense against cancer.
Leptin is an important hormone in regulating metabolism. If you have sufficient quantities of leptin you are less likely to be obese. But, if you don’t have enough, you can have problems with weight.
Celebrity trainer, Jillian Michaels recently taught a boot camp at Showboat Casino in Atlantic City for the inaugural Sweat AC Festival.
A new study from Columbia University finds people who follow the Mediterranean diet have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
Multiple studies indicate that childhood obesity, and the problems associated with it, need to be addressed.
Children who were teased about their weight are more likely to try fasting, skipping meals, vomiting, or using diet pills or laxatives as adults.
Fat around the thighs and buttocks is considered unsightly by some but published studies have found that fat in this area can reduce the harmful effects of inflammation in the body leading to protection against disease.
Several years ago the American Medical Association took a strong stand warning people about the dangers of too much salt and excessive sugar in the diet. Sadly, things have not changed very much since that time.
We know that calcium has numerous advantages including helping build strong bones as well as improved heart health. The obvious answer is to get needed calcium from your diet rather than from supplements.
Adding almonds to your diet won’t stop the weight loss and will help your heart, according to a study by doctors at Temple University’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.
Lifestyle and diet can play a major role in helping women transition through the hormonal ups and downs of Menopause.
A New York restaurant and bar is being sued by two waitresses who claim that their bosses forced them to step on the scale at work regularly before they could start waiting tables. Is that legal?
Adult obesity rates increased in more than half the states during the past year. The news about childhood obesity rates is even worse.
Most of us use many visual and auditory cues to make crucial decisions. A perfect example is when it comes to diet.
Last week the American Medical Association put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public school children and teens.