Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.
A computer algorithm finds you'll save thousands of dollars over your lifetime by reaching a healthy weight.
Taste-testing your culinary creations? Dipping into the office candy stash? Those tiny tidbits can add up to big trouble.
While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.
For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.
Variations of the plank, bird dog and leg extension can strengthen your body—minus the anguish and agony.
About 40% of men say they've been discriminated against or stereotyped because of their size.
A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.
Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.
Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.
After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.
Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.
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