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Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds November 30, 2015

Losing more than 10 percent of body weight was linked to slower degeneration of cushioning in joints

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits November 02, 2015

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives November 02, 2015

Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

Low-Fat Diets No Better Than Other Plans: Study October 30, 2015

Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds October 16, 2015

People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

Mixed Martial Arts Fighters May Go to Dangerous Lengths to Shed Pounds October 13, 2015

British study shows saunas, sweat suits, pills all used to trigger drastic weight loss before fights

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight October 06, 2015

Prepare what you'd like to discuss

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed Carbs September 29, 2015

Study found those who turned to whole grains and healthy fats saw a drop in heart risks

Fruits, Veggies May Be Key to Keeping Unwanted Weight Off September 22, 2015

Only caveat: avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, corn, study finds

Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study September 14, 2015

Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends September 11, 2015

People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

Health Tip: Weigh Yourself Regularly September 04, 2015

Using the same scale

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done August 21, 2015

Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later August 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study August 14, 2015

But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight August 14, 2015

Adopt these success strategies

Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health? August 13, 2015

Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret August 11, 2015

Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight August 07, 2015

Target weight loss to a special event

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests August 05, 2015

Little is known about the long-term effects of bariatric procedures, experts say

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds August 04, 2015

People trying to lose weight should be encouraged to do so, researcher says

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

Weight-Loss Surgery May Beat Diet, Exercise as Type 2 Diabetes Treatment July 01, 2015

After procedure, many patients no longer need medications, researchers find

Dieters May Lose Fewer Pounds When They Choose Their Weight-Loss Plan June 15, 2015

Study found those assigned a food plan dropped a bit more weight

'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts May 11, 2015

Study results appear to confirm common belief

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease May 08, 2015

Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

Health Tip: Are Bad Habits Triggering Weight Gain? May 07, 2015

Don't eat too quickly

3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating May 06, 2015

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age April 24, 2015

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals April 22, 2015

Adjust targets as needed

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds April 06, 2015

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight March 27, 2015

Weigh yourself often

Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program March 19, 2015

Ask these questions to be sure it's safe

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study March 17, 2015

But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat March 16, 2015

Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods? March 12, 2015

You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits February 24, 2015

Suggestions to keep weight off

Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report February 16, 2015

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds February 09, 2015

Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

Health Tip: Handling Your Child's Fears About Weight January 29, 2015

Suggestions for how to respond

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds January 14, 2015

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate January 13, 2015

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests January 08, 2015

Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go <i>Up</i> After New Year's January 07, 2015

Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study January 05, 2015

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals