Weight Scale

Obesity Linked to Increased Risk for Ovarian Cancer in Women

Could being obese put you at risk for cancer? It just might, according to a new study.

Child TV Bedroom

Children's Weight and Obesity Impacted by TV and Video Games

Does your child have a TV in their bedroom? It could be causing them to gain weight. Two new studies have shown how technology can impact your child's level of obesity.

Obese Children

Childhood Obesity Rates Plummet for Children

It turns out that a third of Americans are still obese, but it's not all bad news. Obesity rates have dropped for young children.


Obesity Becoming the Average

According to the WHO, Europe is on the edge of having obesity become the new normal for teens.


Obese Women Get Only One Hour of Exercise in an Entire Year

A new study reveals that the average obese woman gets only one hour of vigorous exercise each year.

Calico Cat

Calico Cat's Patchwork Fur May Help Humans Beat Obesity in Genetics Study

Calico cats aren't just good pets. They may also reveal a bit more about human genetics--and could even help combat the obesity epidemic.


Loneliness is Twice as Unhealthy as Obesity: Increased Risk of Premature Death

Scientists have discovered that being lonely can be twice as unhealthy as obesity and that feelings of isolation can have a devastating impact on older people.

Junk Food Obesity

Being Overweight Could Impact Your Brain: Memory, Emotions and Appetite

Being overweight may not just impact your health; it could also impact your brain.

TV Dinner

Obesity and Diabetes Linked to TVs, Cars and Computers in Developing Nations

Our way of life can impact our health drastically. Now, researchers have discovered that technological advances may just be aiding the spread of obesity and type-2 diabetes.


Fast Food Meals Bump up Your BMI by .03 Each Time: Avoid that Burger

Everyone knows that fast food is less than good for you. Greasy burgers and fries can help pack on the pounds. Now, scientists have found that a person's BMI increases by .03 every time they eat fast food.

Obese Children

Parents Play Major Role in Children's Obesity

Scientists have discovered that parents can play a huge role in their child's risk for obesity, revealing that it may be possible to help stop the tide of obesity through parent behavior.

Weight Scale

Obesity as a Disease: Message May Undermine Healthy Behaviors in the Overweight

Labeling obesity as a disease may not be the best decision. Scientists have discovered that messages that describe obesity as a disease may actually undermine healthy behaviors and beliefs among obese individuals. The findings reveal a bit more about the psychology behind obesity.


Discover What Probiotics May Help Women Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Want to lose weight? Then you may want to look into probiotics. Scientists have discovered that certain probiotics can help women lose weight and keep it off. The findings could have implications for both weight loss and maintaining a healthy body weight.


Obese Mothers Impact Babies' Weight Through Brain Rewiring

It turns out that obesity doesn't just impact the health of a mother; it can also affect the health of her children. Scientists have discovered that obese mothers are more likely to have children with metabolic disorders such as diabetes compared with mothers with a healthy weight.

Obesity in America

Fast Food Still Offering Poor Menu Choices, Increasing Obesity Epidemic in US

Major fast food chains have failed to make any healthy adjustments to their menus over the past 14 years, a new study released Tuesday says.

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Food Tech
Up for a Challenge? Why not Participate in NASA’s Deep Space Food Challenge for the Astronauts

NASA Launches Big Prize for Deep Space Food Challenge for Astronauts

Participate in the Deep Space Food Challenge and help the astronauts from NASA to eat better food.

Chipotle Levels up their Drive Through Service' Chipotlane' by investing in online-only services to complement their competitors

Chipotle's Drive Through Service 'Chipotlane' Offers Online-Only Services

Try Chipotle's mobile app and pick up your order in Chipotlanes, for a safer fast food transaction this 2021

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