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.
The FODMAP diet was developed to reduce the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. But as it grows in popularity, online bloggers and 'health gurus' are promoting it for a range of unusual purposes.
How a centuries-old product got a makeover for the Instagram age.
Forget being super self-critical and whipping yourself into shape. There are ways to set yourself up for success that are far kinder and work better.
A biologist frustrated by his own struggle to lose weight explains why simply exercising more and harder won't melt the pounds away.
Expert looks at latest diet trend which claims 'resetting' your hormones is the key to losing stubborn weight.
What science says about how to lose weight and whether you really need to.
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A professor in nutrition and dietetics explains.
New research on consumer behavior shows that we tend to match some types of choices the people around us make, but not others.
Many diets make the case that eating certain types of foods will improve your health while redeeming our society and saving the planet.
Moralistic talk about food, exercise and bodies has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by corporations. Collectively, we can resist.
Most Americans underestimate how many calories nutritionists recommend they consume each day, which means maybe you can probably have one more treat without feeling guilty.
Recent study found it's no more a "miracle" solution for weight loss than regular diets are.
Five experts were divided on whether or not we should choose the "light"dairy option.
A new study has found breaking old and forming new habits is key in keeping weight off.