What Makes Thin People Prone to Diabetes?
Accumulation of a toxic class of fat metabolites, known as ceramides, may make people more prone to type 2 diabetes.
Science Debunks the Jolly Fat Man Myth
Maybe Santa is jolly, and a little corpulent, but research seems to indicate that big people are not happier.
Nobody is Doomed to be Fat
Don't believe the naysayers who will tell you everything is beyond your control.
Aerobic Exercise: The New Testosterone Booster
Aerobic exercise may be the key to reversing the effects of aging on androgen levels.
Regular Exercise Protects Against Occasional Over-Eating
With Thanksgiving fast approaching there is no better time than now for this report.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Obesity, Appetite, and the PYY Hormone
New research has uncovered more effective strategies to combat the escalating obesity epidemic.
The Only Diet That Works
You keep putting the weight back on because you never changed your lifestyle.
Can Diet Soda Help You Lose Weight?
Are reduced or zero-calorie sodas a boon or bane to your weight loss goals?
Stijn van Willigen
President’s “#0to60” Initiative Goes Nowhere
The latest effort by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition is on the fast track to nowhere.
How Fit Is Your City?
How do you spark motivation on the community level?
Obesity Is Bigger Than BMI
BMI is one indicator of obesity, but other markers also need to be taken into account.
Can Pre-Packaged Meals Help With Weight Loss?
If larger servings are to blame for the obesity crisis, could portioned meals lead to greater long-term fat loss?
A Healthy Nation Must Start at School
You'd have a hard time coming up with a better recipe for obesity than the formula currently in use in school cafeterias.
How to Deal With Confusing Science
Science says air conditioning makes you fat. But it also says being in cold water burns more calories. What gives?
Fast Food and Obesity: Who Is to Blame?
When most of us want reliably inexpensive, tasty food - the free market responds accordingly.
Body Image Matters: Your Relationship to Weight Loss
Valuing your personal appearance can help motivate healthier diet and exercise choices but there is a fine line to tread between body image and weight loss.
Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout
This easy at-home workout will help you gain strength and lose fat.
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