Researchers surveyed children on how often they drank soft drinks and the factors that influence soft drink consumption.
New data on the widely unstudied demographic of college students indicates that this group of 18 to 24-year-olds are on the path toward chronic health diseases.
According to new study, food industry self-regulation has been unsuccessful and has achieved only baby steps in improving nutritional quality of foods advertised to...
Researchers have found that later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body mass index and body fat, but how late is too late?
Researchers have shown that a type of good fat known as brown fat occurs in varying amounts in children â€“ increasing until puberty and then declining -- and is most active in leaner children.
A study suggests the release of lipids from abdominal fat, which drains directly to the liver, increases overnight, providing additional insight as to how abdominal fat is associated with type 2 diabetes risk.
Teens who consider themselves overweight may have a greater risk for depression and school-related stress.
High intakes of calories and sodium appear to be associated with the progression of retinal disease among African American patients with diabetes.
Scientists have uncovered a new way in which obesity wreaks its havoc, by altering the production of proteins that affect how other proteins are spliced together.
The relative amount of protein, carbohydrate, and fat that people choose to eat may be influenced by genetics.
The majority of gastric bypass patients mysteriously recover from their type 2 diabetes within days, before any weight loss has taken place. A study has now shown that the insulin-producing beta cells increase in number and performance after the surgery.
Researchers from University at Buffalo found that obesity is a significant predictor for periodontal disease, independent of age, gender, race, ethnicity, and smoking.
A newly-identified protein may hold the key to keeping appetite and blood sugar in check, according to a study by York University researchers.
Bullying may keep overweight children on the sidelines, making it more difficult for them to shed pounds.
Opposition to any weight loss approach that fails to take into account overall health considerations.
The identification of a protein that enables the body to overcome resistance to the hormone leptin could help scientists move one step closer to creating a drug therapy to help prevent and treat obesity.