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

June 07, 2013: Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens
Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

May 20, 2013: Losing Weight May Ease Chronic Heartburn
Study found shedding pounds reduced GERD symptoms among overweight, obese patients

May 06, 2013: Hungry Shoppers Pile High-Calorie Foods in Their Carts
Your body shifts to survival mode at the grocery store, expert says

April 22, 2013: Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study
If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add

April 19, 2013: Gorging at the Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less
Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices

April 10, 2013: Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office
Suggestions to keep you on track with healthy eating

April 02, 2013: Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study
But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

March 28, 2013: Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

March 13, 2013: Health Tip: Before You Start Trying to Lose Weight
Talk to your doctor first

March 07, 2013: Cash Incentives, Penalties May Spur People to Shed More Pounds
Study found those who won or lost $20 depending on weight-loss success stuck with the program

February 26, 2013: Another Study Says Mediterranean Diet Good for the Heart
It beat a low-fat eating plan in helping high-risk people avoid cardiovascular problems

February 07, 2013: For Restaurants, Healthier Menus May Mean Healthier Bottom Line
Increasing lower-calorie choices improves sales growth and traffic, study says

February 06, 2013: Health Tip: Keep Active by Walking
Even if you're overweight

February 05, 2013: Health Tip: Eating Because You're Bored?
Don't munch when you're not hungry

January 31, 2013: Smaller Snack Portions Just as Satisfying
Study compared cravings 15 minutes after people nibbled or gorged

January 09, 2013: Health Tip: Keep a Daily Food Diary
Write down what you eat to help you track calories