Virtual pets could cut obesity risk among kids

Researchers have suggested that placing kids into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity.

Virtual reality may encourage women to lose weight

Watching an "avatar", or a computer-generated image, that performs weight-loss actions in a virtual community might help women shed weight in the real world, says a new US study.

Virtual reality to investigate food addictions

Soon virtual reality will enable us to identify human food cravings and a way to control them for better health benefits.

Virtual reality to investigate food addictions

Soon virtual reality will enable us to identify human food cravings and a way to control them for better health benefits.