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People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'January 05, 2016

Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions StickJanuary 01, 2016

Turn them into habits that aren't easily broken, psychologist advises

How Much Weight Must You Lose Before Others Notice?December 07, 2015

Study finds women must drop about 14 pounds, men 18, before they're found more attractive

Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study FindsNovember 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 DepressionNovember 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' HabitsNovember 02, 2015

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' LivesNovember 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: StudyOctober 30, 2015

Perseverance, not the plan, predicts success, researchers said

Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study FindsOctober 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 PoundsOctober 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 WeightOctober 06, 2015

Prepare what you'd like to discuss

Dieters: Don't Replace Saturated Fats With Processed CarbsSeptember 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 OffSeptember 22, 2015

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

Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: StudySeptember 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 ContendsSeptember 11, 2015

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

Health Tip: Weigh Yourself RegularlySeptember 04, 2015

Using the same scale

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: StudySeptember 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 FindsAugust 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 DoneAugust 21, 2015

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

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More LaterAugust 21, 2015

Study found women gobbled more food down after snacking while walking

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

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

Health Tip: Strive to Lose WeightAugust 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 SecretAugust 11, 2015

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

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

Target weight loss to a special event

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

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

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study FindsAugust 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 TreatmentJuly 01, 2015

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

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

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

'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss EffortsMay 11, 2015

Study results appear to confirm common belief

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart DiseaseMay 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 EatingMay 06, 2015

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

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

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

Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss GoalsApril 22, 2015

Adjust targets as needed

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

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

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

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

Health Tip: Monitoring Your WeightMarch 27, 2015

Weigh yourself often

Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss ProgramMarch 19, 2015

Ask these questions to be sure it's safe

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

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

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular HeartbeatMarch 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 HabitsFebruary 24, 2015

Suggestions to keep weight off

Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers ReportFebruary 16, 2015

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

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study FindsFebruary 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 WeightJanuary 29, 2015

Suggestions for how to respond

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older WomenJanuary 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 PoundsJanuary 14, 2015

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

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner PlateJanuary 13, 2015

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter