Combining diet and exercise is the most effective formula for obese seniors who want to improve physical performance, according to a new year-long study. For older people, the findings suggest, losing weight may be just as important for fighting off frailty as for avoiding obesity-related medical conditions
Is your doctor overweight? The answer may make a difference to your own weight issues
Worried about your weight? Soon you may be in the minority, even as Americans grow ever fatter. A new survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) reports that only 50% of Americans consider themselves overweight
People who met more of seven recommended cardiovascular health factors were less likely to die of all causes and
Part of the reason Americans have gotten so fat is that our jobs have grown more sedentary. In a review of energy expenditure in US private employment since 1960, scientists report that men are burning an average 140 fewer daily calories on the job; for women, its 124 fewer calories a day
If youve been following what experts have been saying about weight loss lately, you might be tempted to just throw up
America, theres even more of us to love-with dire consequences for the nations health.
Pumping iron might be good for your aging brain as well as your muscles, according to a new study of older