by Tara Culp-Ressler Feb 6, 2014
The public health issues at stake are much more complicated than one individual woman's body size.
by Mason Atkins Jan 31, 2014
A new study finds that children who are overweight or obese by the age of five are more likely to stay that way.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jan 23, 2014
The sandwich chain will bring its kids' meals in line with the government's nutritional standards.
by Sy Mukherjee Jan 23, 2014
Long John Silver's has decided to remove trans fats, one of the largest promoters of heart disease, from all of its meals.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jan 17, 2014
Negative and moralizing coverage that stigmatizes overweight individuals doesn't do anything to help improve public health.
by Sy Mukherjee Jan 15, 2014
A new study finds that most children are exposed to food and beverage marketing at their schools, usually for unhealthy products.
by Sy Mukherjee Jan 14, 2014
There are signs that America is making real progress against youth obesity. But a new study suggests that these gains are limited to affluent teenagers.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jan 9, 2014
The New Jersey governor is back in the headlines, and not everyone can resist making inappropriate jokes about his size.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Jan 3, 2014
There are now more overweight and obese adults in developing nations than there are in rich countries.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Dec 4, 2013
The high-tech bra has sensors that manage women's physical indicators of stress. The senors send the data to a smartphone app in hopes of dissuading the user from over-eating.