In overweight children, exercise can put pressure on their developing feet, say Australian researchers.
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.
A new report from an ongoing global research study was recently released finding strong evidence that obesity is linked to aggressive prostate cancer.
Scientists have developed a food ingredient to make the stomach feel fuller faster that could change the way we lose weight.
Hawaii is the healthiest state and Americans overall are more obese and less active, reveal new findings from the annual America’s Health Rankings.
Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line.
U.S. health regulators estimate that consumers will suffer up to $5.27 billion in "lost pleasure" over 20 years when calorie counts on restaurant menus discourage people from ordering french fries,...
A British man whom media had identified as the fattest person alive has died of pneumonia after a devastating battle with an eating disorder that brought him to 980 pounds.
If you haven't yet grasped the danger of obesity, Canadian researchers have attempted to quantify it: Being obese can slash as many as eight years off your life—and leave you in ill health for up...