The Paleo Diet is popular, but research has yet to substantiate its purported health benefits. As evolutionary anthropologists, here’s why we think it’s time to leave the Paleo Diet in the past.
Healthy eating campaigns tend to put forward images of nutritious foods. But science shows there is a more effective and counterintuitive way of steering people away from junk food.
Does intermittent fasting have a negative or positive effect on athletic performance? At the moment, the scientific data about this is contradictory.
Ozempic uses semaglutide to mimic the role of a hormone naturally produced by the body to create feelings of fullness. Certain foods can do the same thing.
If you’ve lost weight and then put it back on, it’s not because of a lack of willpower.
While excess weight arises from a complex interplay of genes, environment, diet and activity, new research finds Americans hold parents responsible for excess weight in their kids.
We always hear the last five kilos are the hardest to lose when dieting. The number is made up, but the principle is correct – it’s called the weight-loss plateau.
Low carb diets are popular and pasta is often in the firing line for those who think it might contribute to weight gain. But your favourite dinner is being unfairly maligned!
Though the method is popular, it may come with some risks if done improperly.
A new study on intermittent fasting didn’t find much of an effect, but the participants usual diet patterns may have something to do with it.
The best eating strategy for weight loss is the one that suits you.
Low-carbohydrate diets worked as well as meal-replacement diets in achieving remission.
A psychologist explains why certain goals may be more effective than others in breaking screen habits.
Certain body processes aim to prevent weight loss by slowing our metabolic rate.
20th-century fad diets didn’t look all that different from those popular today.
Over the past 30 years, teenagers have become more concerned with their weight and losing weight.
Counting macronutrients offers more food flexibility – but may be most useful when trying to build muscle.
All too often the medical community ‘fat-shames’ patients trying to lose weight, when in fact obesity and overweight are complicated medical issues.
New research shows so-called ‘restrained eaters’ prefer larger portions of lighter foods.
New findings that alexithymia in autistic people made them more vulnerable to eating disorders.