Put down the donut. And while you're at it, skip the breakfast cereal, fruit juice, beer and ketchup.
Food additives that are commonly used to thicken and stabilize processed foods may disrupt the bacterial makeup of the gut, causing health problems, a new study in animals suggests
Global progress toward tackling obesity has been "unacceptably slow", health experts said on Wednesday, with only one in four countries implementing a policy on healthy eating before 2010.
A new study from the University of Michigan and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai confirms what’s long been suspected— highly processed foods like chocolate, pizza and French fries are...
To treat people who are obese, doctors need to move beyond simply telling their patients to eat less and exercise more, some researchers argue.
Ordering fried chicken at a fast-food restaurant in Colombia's capital, Paola Flores is one of millions of Latin Americans struggling with obesity, an epidemic hitting this region harder than...
Dietary advice can be confusing. Is it OK to eat meat and eggs? Is fat in or out? What about grains? How much salt?
Legislators in Puerto Rico are debating a bill that would fine parents of obese children up to $800 if they don't lose weight.
A woman who had a successful fecal transplant to treat a bacterial infection in her intestines has experienced unexpected and rapid weight gain, causing doctors to consider the role of gut bacteria...
Overweight children are just as likely as thin children to have celiac disease, a new study confirms.