As more and more adults look for weight loss solutions, studies show that the number of obese kids continues to rise. [Read more]
There may be good news in the fight against obesity, said Dr. William Dietz, the director of the division of nutrition, physical activity, and obesity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Read more]
A new study has discovered that parents are more likely to pick healthier foods for their children in a fast food restaurant if nutritional information is provided.
Conducted using McDonald’s menus, this study surveyed 99 parents of children aged 3 to 6 years. [Read more]
How quickly you eat may affect how much you eat and, ultimately, how much you weigh.
While anecdotal evidence has long suggested that eating quickly interferes with the feeling of being full, a recent study published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism looked at blood chemistry to determine why faster eaters might tend to overeat. [Read more]
Researchers at the American Heart Association are concerned that Americans are becoming less healthy and facing greater risk for heart disease.
Recent decades have focused on getting Americans to quit smoking and lower their “bad” cholesterol. [Read more]