Fight the freshman 15

Stave off extra pounds and defy the odds with these 5 practical tips.

August 17, 2017 0

Cut calories, lengthen life span?

Middle-aged adults who reduce their intake show slower biological aging.

May 30, 2017 0

Cream and sugar, anyone?

When counting calories, remember that most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added.

February 15, 2017 0

It’s winter—let’s get moving!

Sledding, skiing, climbing stairs are great pursuits that burn calories.

February 6, 2017 0

Body fat may be bigger danger than body size

Study finds fat levels a better indicator of early death than commonly used BMI measure.

March 16, 2016 0

Vacation weight gain can lead to ‘creeping obesity’

Watch alcohol intake and weigh yourself before and after vacation.

February 16, 2016 0

Exercise has limits for losing weight

Intense workouts are no more effective at burning calories than walking a couple of miles a day.

February 5, 2016 0

5 ways to start a nutritious revolution

Avoid the word 'diet' and adopt healthier (and yummier) strategies to achieve your goals.

November 30, 2015 1

A Thanksgiving menu tune-up

How to cook, how to serve, and, finally, how much?

November 24, 2015 0

Another reason to think twice about cola

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for a disabling condition.

November 16, 2015 0

Not all calories are created equal

Study evaluates the healthy and not-so-healthy foods that keep the pounds off as you age. You might be surprised.

April 30, 2015 0

Don’t fall for that fad diet

It’s hard to resist the hype of a quick weight-loss diet. But the promises don’t add up to long-term success.

January 5, 2015 0