Eating fast food may lead to lower student test scores in math, science and reading, a recent study of U.S. school children said.
Fitness activity trackers have come a long way since Leonardo da Vinci sketched a rudimentary gear-and-pendulum pedometer to track the treks of 15th century Roman soldiers.
More than half of food tested by the U.S. government for pesticide residues last year showed detectable levels of pesticides, though most were within levels the government considers to be safe,...
Plan to enjoy a few extra helpings of mashed potatoes, gravy, and gingerbread men over the coming weeks—but worried about all those pounds you're bound to pack on?
In overweight children, exercise can put pressure on their developing feet, say Australian researchers.
If you’re scrutinizing over your dull, dry winter skin and fine lines and wrinkles, you’re not alone.
Europe's top court ruled on Thursday that obese people can be considered as disabled, meaning that they can be covered by an EU law barring discrimination at work.
Years ago, scientists played around with a pound of squishy, slimy human fat and found that it contained 3,500 calories of energy.
In my one-on-one work with clients there is a dual focus: I help them adopt a healthy new eating regimen, but in order for new patterns to stick, we also have to zero in on unhealthy habits that...