There's been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis to celiac disease and asthma. What is autoimmune disorder? The first step toward a cure is understanding and controlling the causes.
The revised changes would be a sweet victory for health advocates and place beverage manufacturers in a sticky situation.
If passed, the new bill would require a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks.
The new bill would ban the use of BPA in food and beverage containers.
Doctors across the country are prescribing fruits and vegetables to their overweight and obese patients. But the health benefits extend beyond weight loss.
The American Medical Association's "disease" label appears to boost feelings of self-acceptance among obese people — but it may also undermine weight-loss efforts, a recent study suggests.
Brominated vegetable oil, commonly used in sports drinks and sodas, has been banned in several countries because it’s both a flame retardant and a potential hormone disrupter.
Pictures trump calorie-counting on TwoGrand, a recent addition to the bastion of food and exercise tracking apps.
New research on mice provides clues to how excess body fat harms the human brain — and how exercise may help.
The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has dropped, according to a federal report — but among older kids, a high obesity rate is holding steady.
New research adds to growing evidence that sugar is connected to numerous health woes, including cardiovascular disease.