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.
Products aimed at sexual dysfunction and weight loss were the most common dietary supplements that contained hidden – and potentially harmful – ingredients.
A new review of the evidence found long-term low-carb dieters lost just under a kilo more weight than other dieters. But they could be missing out on some important nutrients.
Your body might need a nudge to return to its pre-lockdown weight. And it’s probably better to act now than wait.
For many, the pandemic has disrupted daily habits around eating and fitness – which makes it a prime time to shake up old assumptions about achieving an ideal body.
Despite some claims, ‘overtraining’ is likely the last reason you’re struggling to lose weight.
Some older patients forego the food provided at their health care facility because it isn’t aligned with their religious and cultural preferences.
Making small changes daily can help prevent weight gain in the long run.
Evidence is accumulating that a cold shower has many physical and mental health benefits.
We have trillions of microbes in our gut – and each do something different for our body.
The best eating strategy for weight loss is the one that suits you.
A doctor offers tips on how to safely get exercise, sleep and drinking habits back into shape as the pandemic wanes.
But more intense exercises – such as weightlifting – are still important for health and fitness.
It’s been a stressful year, and for 61% of US adults, a year of unwanted weight change too. This isn’t surprising, as stress, eating and motivation are all linked through hormones in the brain.
Participants who ingested caffeine powder burned up to 29% more fat.
Fungi are a small but important part of the gut microbiome. A new study in mice shows that how much weight mice gain on a processed food diet depends on this fungal microbiome.
Behavioural psychology aims to help us understand why we make the choices we do.
Semaglutide works by controlling appetite.
Certain body processes aim to prevent weight loss by slowing our metabolic rate.
If you’ve ever had a bout of gout, you’ll know it’s truly awful. Here’s what causes it, and what you can do about it.