Gut bacteria changes after some weight-loss surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

June 7, 2017 2

More fruits and veggies can slash obesity odds

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet.

May 25, 2017 0

Kicking your diet to the curb? OK…

Focus on health at every size—not your weight or BMI, dietitian says.

May 18, 2017 3

Is this enzyme making you fat?

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice.

May 11, 2017 1

Exercise benefits aging hearts, regardless of size

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond.

May 8, 2017 1

No magic pill for weight loss

A dietitian says your best bet is to avoid gimmicks and fad diets—and stick to the basics.

April 18, 2017 0

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

April 5, 2017 0

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

March 24, 2017 0

Mediterranean diet may ease chronic pain of obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation.

March 15, 2017 0

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1

Do ‘early birds’ get the healthier worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits.

March 9, 2017 1

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0