The list of healthiest U.S. metro areas has been released, but don't judge a city by its numbers.
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.
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.
The Obalon Balloon, researchers claim, helps patients feel full and can jump-start weight loss.
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! In today's happy nutrition news, a study finds that chocolate consumption is linked to lower body-fat levels.
After decades of sedentary living, a serious warning sign motivated Bonnie Matthews to move her life in a healthier direction.
Fitness editor Jen Sinkler asks the experts how to avoid building thick “traps,” shed injury-related pounds, minimize joint pain, and get in some non-running sprints.