July 24, 2014: Parents of Obese Kids Often View Them as Healthy
They're more likely to change their children's diet than encourage exercise, study finds

July 23, 2014: Many Obese U.S. Kids Think They're Thinner Than They Are
They won't take steps to reach a healthy weight if they don't see the problem, experts note

July 10, 2014: Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds
Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

July 08, 2014: Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss
Fad diets aren't safe or effective

July 03, 2014: Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later
Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

June 25, 2014: Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds
If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

June 24, 2014: Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

June 20, 2014: FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks
Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

June 04, 2014: For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best
Those who had gastric bypass dropped the most weight, some saw their type 2 diabetes disappear, studies found

May 29, 2014: Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss
Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

May 21, 2014: Losing Weight at Any Age May Help the Heart
Dropping excess pounds -- even in middle-age or later -- linked to better heart health, study finds

May 01, 2014: Overweight Teens Feel Stigmatized, Bullied: Study
British survey finds some young people link excess weight to laziness and lack of self-control

April 25, 2014: Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows
Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

April 23, 2014: For Many Men, Impotence Is Treatable Without Drugs
And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say

April 18, 2014: How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

April 17, 2014: School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire
Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

April 16, 2014: Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

April 09, 2014: Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

April 03, 2014: Exercise, Diet May Help 'Pre-Diabetics' Dodge Heart Disease Death
Study followed Chinese people with high blood sugar for more than two decades

April 02, 2014: Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
Eat right and get plenty of exercise

April 01, 2014: Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives
Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

March 27, 2014: 'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals
Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

March 14, 2014: Health Tip: Limit Food Portions
And help make it easier to lose weight

January 24, 2014: Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods
Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

January 22, 2014: Could Turning Down the Thermostat Help You Lose Weight?
Early research suggests slightly cooler temperatures mean more calories burned per day

January 16, 2014: Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?
Study finds link between greater calorie consumption and low-calorie beverages in overweight adults

January 03, 2014: Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories
Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed

December 29, 2013: Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions
Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

December 23, 2013: Health Tip: Eat Smart
Don't overdo it at a restaurant

December 19, 2013: Study: Black Women Lose Less Weight Than White Women on Same Diet
Researcher says they have slower metabolisms, burn fewer calories after same amount of dieting and exercising

December 06, 2013: Good Body Image Goes Hand in Hand With Happier Relationship
Survey finds that women who diet are less satisfied with themselves

November 28, 2013: Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
Regular exercise is a key preventative

November 19, 2013: Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight
Openly support efforts to lose extra pounds

November 18, 2013: Weight Loss Can Combat Irregular Heart Beat, Study Says
Atrial fibrillation is a potentially fatal condition affecting more and more people

November 15, 2013: Health Tip: Cutting Down on Fat
Be sure to read food labels

November 01, 2013: Romance Can Sour When Only One Partner Slims Down
Study of couples probes the 'dark side' of weight loss

October 23, 2013: Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise
Study finds surgery more effective at least two years out

October 22, 2013: Just 12 Percent of Women Over 50 Are 'Satisfied' With Their Bodies
Study finds that those who feel comfortable with their weight exercise often but rarely diet to stay thin

September 24, 2013: 10 Percent Weight Loss May Relieve Arthritic Knee Pain
Biggest improvement seen with diet-exercise combo in 18-month study of older, overweight adults

September 10, 2013: Health Tip: Is a Medical Condition Affecting Your Weight?
Hormonal disorder may make weight loss more challenging

September 09, 2013: For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders
Problems like anorexia may go undiagnosed or be disregarded, case studies show

August 28, 2013: Your Gut Bacteria May Predict Your Obesity Risk
Studies also found that high-fiber, low-fat diet can change bacteria makeup for the better

August 08, 2013: Urging Your Partner to Diet May Backfire
Response could be unhealthy, such as fasting, taking diet pills or binge eating, study finds

July 25, 2013: Breathalyzer Device Tells You When Your Workout Is Burning Fat
Paired with smartphone, prototype device helps gauge weight-loss success, developers say

July 16, 2013: As Years Spent Obese Rise, So Do Heart Risks
Study strengthens link between excess pounds and cardiovascular troubles

July 15, 2013: More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure
Study looked at rise in body fat, waist size and salt intake over 13-year period

July 10, 2013: Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?
Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

June 25, 2013: Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
But study of overweight patients found lifestyle changes may prevent complications such as kidney failure, eye damage

June 18, 2013: Health Tip: Cook With Lean Dairy Products
Cut the fat without losing calcium

June 07, 2013: Heavy Patients Trust Diet Advice From Overweight Docs Most: Study
Researcher suggests 'shared identity' might be the reason why