Losing excess weight before pregnancy may help reduce the risk of infant mortality, according to a recent study.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota found that participants who reported increases in self-weighing throughout the 10-year-study-period showed increases in depressive symptoms, weight concern and a decreased satisfaction of their body and self-esteem, in general.
Even normal weight people with excess fat around their middle may be at an increased risk of early death, according to a recent study.
A new study presented at the Society for Endocrinology's annual meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland emphasizes reducing sitting for extended periods during pregnancy in order to ward off any baby blues.
Many health risks come with obesity. Yet did you know it could also rob the body's ability of properly absorbing vitamin A, which is essential for maintaining healthy skin and teeth?
Junk food is not good for you. But it's probably not the reason you're overweight, either.
A Weizmann Institute research team has discovered that dendritic cells with a certain protein actually fight against obesity.
Researchers at the Gesiel School of Medicine at Dartmouth found that more children who watched television channels airing fast food advertisements were more likely to frequent fast food restaurants with their families, according to a recent study.
New findings published in the journal Cell Reports reveal that a variation in the gene for brain-derived neurotropic factor (BDNF) may cause less production of appetite-controlling proteins that play a strong role in obesity risk for some children and adults.
A new study found that those who frequently watched TV were more likely to eat fast food and believe that it had fewer health consequences than those who spent less time doing so.
Antibiotic use during childhood may increase the risk of weight gain later in life, according to recent findings published in the International Journal of Obesity.