Diet & Fitness
- Carnie Wilson Weight: Photos of Singer Throughout the Years
January 04 2012 1:33 PM
Carnie Wilson recently made her debut on the reality-television show Celebrity Wife Swap, trading places with actress Tracey Gold.
- Exercise Helps Kids Do Better in School
January 04 2012 9:06 AM
Children who get more exercise also tend to do better in school, whether the exercise comes as recess, physical education classes or getting exercise on the way to school, according to an international study.
- Fitness Often Not a Priority For College Students
January 03 2012 8:34 AM
Along with mother's cooking and the family dog, regular exercise is too often among the childish things young adults leave behind when they make the move from home to college.
- Happy New Year 2012: Top 12 Diet & Weight Loss Apps to Help You Shed the Pounds
December 29 2011 12:23 PM
Happy New Year 2012! This year, your resolution might be to stick to your diet and finally lose weight. Here are the 12 best apps to help you shed those pounds before bikini season.
- Obesity Tied to Older Adults' Risk of Falls
December 29 2011 8:46 AM
Obese older adults may be more likely than their thinner peers to suffer a potentially disabling fall -- though the most severely overweight may be somewhat protected from injury, according to a U.S. study.
- Two Thirds of Britons Plan to Ditch Gym in 2012: Study
December 29 2011 7:57 AM
Many people have put gymming and getting fit as their top New Year resolution, but Britons think otherwise as majority of them believe that gymming is an unnecessary cost, according to a study by moneysupermarket.com.
- Bad Celebrity Science 2011: Michele Bachmann, Snooki Among Worst Offenders
December 28 2011 11:09 AM
Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann and Jersey Shore star Snooki have something in common.
- Teen Obesity Tied to Poor Mom-Child Relationship
December 28 2011 8:56 AM
Toddlers who have poor relationships with their moms are more likely to pack on extra pounds as they grow up, a new U.S. study shows.
- Enfamil Pulled from Shelves: Alternative Infant Feeding Formulas
December 24 2011 6:21 AM
Enfamil Pulled from Shelves: Alternative Infant Feeding Formulas
- Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Celiac Disease Inspires Cookbook with Gluten-Free Recipes
December 14 2011 3:47 PM
The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck suffers from celiac disease but she no longer lets it get her down. To help others with the disease, Hasslebeck has a new cookbook Deliciously G-Free.
- Barefoot Workouts Gain Ground
December 12 2011 9:14 AM
With barefoot running all the rage, the unshod workout is gaining ground across the exercise spectrum.
- 50 Cent Wants to Pump People Up With New Fitness Book
December 08 2011 5:08 PM
Rapper 50 Cent is adding another book to his bibliography.
- Staying Fit Can Sustain a Long Life: Study
December 08 2011 8:13 AM
Fitness, the new age health prescription, has now been linked to an increased life span.
- Reducing Stress and Mindful Eating Curbs Weight Gain in Obese and Pregnant Women: Study
December 08 2011 6:48 AM
In a new study, professionals from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have urged women to be cautious of what they eat and also combat their stress levels as a proactive means to prevent them piling on the pounds during the festive season. The research, published online in the October issue of the Journal of Obesity, explained that managing stress and mindful eating can actually help in weight loss even in the absence of hardcore diet regimes.
- Chocolate Helps You Grow?
December 06 2011 9:04 AM
A European Union committee approved more than 200 health claims Monday for use on food products, which could offer a competitive advantage to companies seeking to target health-conscious EU consumers.
- Medicare to Cover Obesity Counseling, Screening
December 01 2011 8:50 AM
The U.S. Medicare program for the elderly will cover counseling for obesity in an effort to reduce the condition that has reached epidemic proportions and leads to serious health problems.
- Broiled, Grilled Fish Good for Alzheimer's: Study
December 01 2011 3:16 AM
A new study, presented on Nov. 30, at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RNSA), links the consumption of fish to brain structure, while focusing on the risk of contracting Alzheimer's.
- Book Aims to Teach Young Native Americans about Type 2 Diabetes
November 30 2011 1:39 PM
A new youth novel aims to teach Native American children about type 2 diabetes, a disease that strikes adults and has become epidemic among the community.
- Low Vitamin D Linked to Heart Disease, Death
November 28 2011 9:13 AM
In people with low blood levels of vitamin D, boosting them with supplements more than halved a person's risk of dying from any cause compared to someone who remained deficient, in a large new study.
- Mediterranean Diet Tied to Better Heart Health
November 28 2011 9:11 AM
Eating a diet based on fish, legumes, vegetables and moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to lower chances of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other vascular events, according to a new study of New York City residents.