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.
While 2020 is now behind us, some of us may still be hanging on to a few COVID kilos. Shifting them can start with a few simple changes.
Latest meta-analysis shows weight loss is the most important factor in achieving remission.
20th-century fad diets didn't look all that different from those popular today.
'One-size-fits-all' weight loss advice could be inadvertently harmful to some patients.
People worried about gaining weight over the holidays may try to estimate how many calories are in the foods they put on their plates. But it's not as easy as it looks.
This latest fad diet draws many parallels with other intermittent fasting-type diets.
Over the past 30 years, teenagers have become more concerned with their weight and losing weight.
The key is to make sure you're performing them correctly.
The only way to gain weight is to eat more calories than your body requires.
If you follow the Sirtfood diet, you'll probably lose some weight in a short period because you're consuming fewer calories. But the evidence behind the diet is lacking.
Workouts that include weight lifting and bodyweight exercises burn fat both during and afterwards.
Counting macronutrients offers more food flexibility – but may be most useful when trying to build muscle.