Tagged With Obesity

Following a western-style diet high in sugar, fat, and fried foods for as little as a week can lead to overeating and impaired brain function, study says

A former 'Biggest Loser' contestant became an obesity doctor. She says TV can never fully capture the process of losing weight.

What causes high blood pressure and how to know if you have hypertension

The 10 US states that exercise the least, according to the CDC

Researchers scanned obese teens' brains and found damage in areas linked to emotion and reward

Only children are more likely to be overweight or obese than kids with siblings

Researchers may have figured out why vegan diets lead to weight and fat loss even if dieters don’t cut calories

A new study suggests obesity hurts the planet, but body positivity advocates say blaming individuals is short-sighted

The Navy is the US military's fattest service branch, a new Pentagon report reveals

Trump mocked a man he thought was a protester for being overweight, but it turned out he was actually a supporter

There's now evidence that jogging is the best exercise for people whose genes make them more likely to be obese

Bowel cancer rates continue to rise in young people, and obesity, genetics, and diet may be to blame

More middle-aged adults in the US are dying of heart disease after decades of lower risks: 'Obesity is the new smoking'

People are defending Nike after a journalist slammed the sportswear brand for an 'immense, gargantuan' plus-size mannequin

Sumo wrestlers eat up to 7,000 calories a day, yet don't typically suffer from symptoms of obesity

A man charged an obese passenger sitting next to him on a plane $150 for encroaching on his seat, and he was happy to pay it

A painful disease once known for afflicting wealthy kings is making a comeback, and fad diets like keto may be partly to blame

Smoking hookah could put people at a 'significantly higher' risk of diabetes and obesity

7 signs you're not overweight or obese, even if your BMI says you are

People who are overweight get paid less, according to a new study