A new study vindicates the (temporary) weight-loss success of a former college hoops star: When you eat may be more important than what you eat.
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.
They're hard to follow and easy to hate. Research suggests that most diets backfire in the long run, and some can even be hazardous to your health. Yet for some people, diets deliver decent results. So what gives? We explore what really makes diets effective when they do work — and what's to blame when they don't.