| May 10, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Kate Upton has arrived. Again. The curvaceous blond model has landed herself the sizzling June cover of fashion bible Vogue magazine.
Vogue editor Anna Wintour appears to have finally given Upton her seal of approval, because it's the first time she's...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I was a pioneer of childhood obesity.
By the time I was a junior in high school, I weighed more than 200 pounds. I was a fat kid before being a fat kid made you the topic of a national conversation and the first lady's pet project, back when Gatorade...
| Feb 2, 2013
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,...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:42 PM
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....
| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:13 PM
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......
| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
One of the most memorable dwarfs in “The Hobbit” is Bombur, described by J.R.R. Tolkien as “immensely fat and heavy.” ......
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Apr 14, 2012
Case for the prosecution
Sodas, candy bars and sweet breakfast cereals are entwined in modern life — along with a lot of other questionable choices and bad habits. It's hard to know exactly what all of that sugar is doing to our bodies, but...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:26 PM
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&...
| Aug 25, 2012
-- 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...