Diet & Fitness
Obese Customer Sues White Castle to Get Larger Booths
September 13 2011 4:55 AM EDT
A supersized White Castle customer, having had enough of complaining to the management about the restaurant chain's smaller booths, is now taking the case of insensitivity to the federal court.
Smoking Marijuana And Being Obese Are Unrelated, Study Suggests
September 12 2011 8:56 PM EDT
Study on marijuana use suggests it is not linked to obesity.
Weight Watchers More Effective Than Seeing the Doctor- Study
September 07 2011 9:38 PM EDT
Weight Watchers is more effective to lose weight than seeking doctor’s advice, according to a new study.
Walnut Reduces Chances of Breast Cancer to 50 Percent: Study
September 06 2011 8:40 AM EDT
The new study found that the risk of breast cancer was reduced to 50 percent in mice that were fed walnuts as part of their regular diet.
USC Links Enzyme Depletion to Ageing
September 01 2011 10:12 AM EDT
A recent study finding by biologists at the University Of Southern California (USC) might help to explain why humans lose energy with age. One benefit of the study would lead to pathways for developing medicine, new diets or pharmaceuticals that might help to slow the aging process. In the new study, USC scientists have revealed that as human cells grow older, there is a greater decline in the availability of an enzyme, called Lon protease.
Cardio Beats Weights For Those Who Want to Shred Fat: Study
August 30 2011 3:30 PM EDT
A study conducted by Duke University shows that for those looking to lose belly fat, aerobic exercise is more effective than weight training.
A Chocolate a Day May Keep Heart Disease at Bay: Study
August 30 2011 4:12 AM EDT
Regular consumption of chocolate may slash the risk of developing heart disease by a third, according to a research published in the British Medical Journal and presented at the European Society of Cardiology's conference in Paris Monday.
Good News: Chocolate May Cut Heart Attack Risk by a Third, Study Says
August 29 2011 10:40 AM EDT
An analysis of several studies found that regular consumption of chocolate may reduce the risk for both heart attack and stroke.
Gallup Poll: At Least 20% of Each U.S. State is Obese
August 25 2011 10:29 AM EDT
Colorado has lowest obesity rate, West Virginia the highest.
Too Much Salt is Bad for the Brain: Study
August 24 2011 1:13 PM EDT
Study shows that an excessive intake of salt is bad for brain health.
High Cholesterol? Four Foods That Can Lower Your Looming Number
August 24 2011 10:36 AM EDT
A diet based around plants, nuts and high-fiber grains lowered bad cholesterol more than a low-saturated-fat diet that was also vegetarian, researchers reported on Tuesday.
Cholesterol-Reducing Food Better Than Low-Saturated-Fat Diet: Study
August 24 2011 3:27 AM EDT
New research indicates that a cholesterol-friendly diet rich in soy products and tree nuts can decrease LDL (bad cholesterol) more effectively than a low-saturated-fat diet.
Book About Girl Losing Weight Draws Criticism
August 19 2011 4:10 PM EDT
Unpublished book targeted to older children, tweens is getting negative reaction.
Obese Mice Live Longer Thanks to New Drug, Humans Next?
August 19 2011 1:31 PM EDT
Drug extends lifespan, improves health in obese mice.
Arizona Mom Aims to Be World’s Fattest Woman
August 19 2011 10:00 AM EDT
Susanne Eman consumes 22,000 calories a day in order to reach her goal weight of 1,600 pounds.
Soy Not Good For All
August 09 2011 2:50 AM EDT
For those who believed Soy supplements could relieve one of menopausal symptoms and bone loss in women, a new research data proves soy isoflavone supplements does little to ease menopausal symptoms or help bone loss in women.
Can Losing Weight Improve Erectile Function in Obese Men?
August 08 2011 11:41 AM EDT
Study sheds light on obesity?s effect on libido, urinary tract problems.
Government Must Lower the Cost of Produce, Nutrition Experts Say
August 05 2011 9:45 AM EDT
Nutritionists blame government for keeping produce pricey.
You Need to Pay $380 Extra to Eat Healthy Food in US
August 05 2011 4:46 AM EDT
Eating junk food increases calories, but eating healthier food will increase your monthly food bill.
Want to Eat Healthy Foods? Be Ready to Pay
August 04 2011 11:05 AM EDT
The high cost of eating healthily.