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  • Michael Mosley puts his health to many tests

    Michael Mosley puts his health to many tests
    The patient in his 50s was mildly overweight, had high cholesterol and was headed down the road to diabetes. Common problems, and his doctor made the usual recommendation: medications. But the patient, Michael Mosley — a British author, journalist,...
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee on family health

    Jackie Joyner-Kersee on family health
    Former track and field Olympic champion Jackie Joyner-Kersee is no stranger to the benefits of daily workouts and a healthful lifestyle. As a six-time medal winner, she lived her life always in her own best shape. But many kids and families today face...
  • Diet advice that goes against the grain

    Diet advice that goes against the grain
    You've heard about the "Wheat Belly" diet, right? Well, technically, it doesn't exist. Dr. William Davis points out that the word "diet" does not appear on either the cover of his bestselling "Wheat Belly" book published in 2011 or on the follow-up,...
  • Marshall Reid, 12-year-old healthy food advocate

    Marshall Reid, 12-year-old healthy food advocate
    Marshall Reid was bullied at school because he was overweight. He found a way to fight back that has kept the bullies at bay and changed his life: He's a healthy eater and a successful author. He and his mother, Alexandra, wrote the book, "Portion Size...
  • Film looks at the harm of 'Soul Food Junkies'

    Film looks at the harm of 'Soul Food Junkies'
    You’ve likely heard suggestions for making greens without the pork fat or “fried” chicken in the oven. All well and good, but the connection of “soul food” to African Americans goes way beyond editing recipes, and a new...
  • ‘Hobbit’: Stephen Hunter on Bombur’s blubber, dwarf boot camp

     
    One of the most memorable dwarfs in “The Hobbit” is Bombur, described by J.R.R. Tolkien as “immensely fat and heavy.” ......
  • Smoking, obesity rates high among Pacific Islanders

     
    Nearly half of Pacific Islanders reported being smokers, a rate that was three to four times higher than for other Californians, according to research released Monday by the University of Michigan. About 46% of Pacific Islander adults said they were......
  • Growing obesity in Africa could worsen infant mortality

     
    As obesity becomes a bigger problem in much of Africa, babies already at high risk in the region could face new and added dangers, a new study published Wednesday in the Lancet has found....
  • 'Subway Guy' Jared Fogle on restaurants and staying slim [VIDEO]

    'Subway Guy' Jared Fogle on restaurants and staying slim [VIDEO]
    Fourteen years after he became the face of the “Subway diet,” keeping the weight off still isn’t easy for Jared Fogle. The Indianapolis resident spends 200 days a year on the road. He rarely stays in a city for more than 24 hours. He&...
  • Got more belly than you'd like?

    Got more belly than you'd like?
    -- It's worth noting that no exercises or diets specifically target belly fat—despite the promises of many infomercials. As Dr. Samuel Klein, professor of medicine and nutritional science at Washington University School of Medicine, explains, you...
  • Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says

    Obese adults should get counseling, federal task force says
    In a move that could significantly expand insurance coverage of weight-loss treatments, a federal health advisory panel on Monday recommended that all obese adults receive intensive counseling in an effort to rein in a growing health crisis in America....