Taking an appetite suppressant produced by gut bacteria may help increase the value of moderate exercise for weight loss, according to a new study.
High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of exercise that combines short bursts of intense activity with periods of rest. Learn about the potential benefits here.
A new study concludes that a combination of five healthful living factors can extend the number of years an individual remains disease-free.
Although obesity is a known risk factor for some cancers, its relationship with skin cancer has been harder to pin down. A recent study takes a fresh look.
The 16:8 intermittent fasting diet involves consuming all food for the day during an 8-hour window and then fasting for the remaining 16 hours. Learn more here.
With interest in veganism on the rise, there are now more plant-based food options available in fast food restaurants than ever before. Learn about 33 of them here.
After observing the effect in rats, scientists propose that consuming caffeine can limit weight gain and other adverse effects of a pro-obesity diet.
Breakthrough research shows that type 2 diabetes occurs when fat from the liver overspills into the pancreas and confirms that weight loss can reverse it.
In this special feature, we ask whether New Year's resolutions work and look at some science-backed ways to improve the chances of success.
Christmas Day tends to be indulgent. In this feature, we will help you find ways to enjoy yourself without being left feeling too unhealthful.
New research in rats identifies a brain circuit that may explain impulsive eating. The findings may eventually help those who are finding it hard to diet.
New research suggests that it may only be obesity, not a poor diet or lack of physical activity, that contributes to dementia risk.
The keto diet is a high fat, low carbohydrate eating plan. Although alcohol does contain carbohydrates, it can be part of a keto diet. This article looks at the best and worst drinks for people f...
As middle-aged people age, having more body fat and less muscle may affect their fluid intelligence, says a new study that implicates the immune system.
Some people may experience perceived or actual weight gain around the time of their period. Read on to find out why and how to prevent weight gain during a period.
If a food label told you that you would need to run for 25 minutes to burn off the product's calories, would it put you off? A new study investigates.
Keto diets are high in fat and protein. Read on for a week-long keto meal plan, information on the best foods to eat, and some diet tips.
Peanut butter is high in protein and high in fat, but will it make you gain weight? Read this article to learn how peanut butter affects your weight.
People choose to become vegetarian for many different reasons, but there are a few things to consider before starting a vegetarian diet. Learn more here.
New research in hibernating mammals reveals that noncoding DNA may play a role in mechanisms related to obesity control in humans and other animals.
An ankle sprain is an injury to ligaments in the ankle. Read on to learn about first aid and long-term methods of supporting recovery.
Muscle soreness after exercise can be uncomfortable and disrupt a person’s fitness routine. Read on for why sore muscles happen plus some treatments and research into their effectiveness.
Sleep apnea is a common condition. Without treatment, it can lead to more serious health issues. Here, learn about the causes of sleep apnea and six home remedies for it.
The Noom diet, named after the phone app it is available through, is a personalized weight loss plan. This article provides information on the efficacy of the Noom diet and its potential risks.
Aerobic exercise reduces the risk of many health conditions. National guidelines recommend at least 150 minutes of aerobic activity per week. Here, learn more about the benefits of aerobic exerci...