How obesity leads to type 2 diabetes, cancer

A researcher has said that new findings about the biological links between obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes may could also help shed light on the connection between obesity and cancer.

Excessive weight gain during pregnancy raises obesity risk in kids

Children with mothers who gain excessive amounts of weight during pregnancy have an 8 percent increased risk of obesity by the age of 12, a new study has revealed.

Healthy food that gives feeling of fullness may limit overall consumption

A new study has found that healthy snacks that promote a feeling of fullness (satiety) may reduce the amount of food intake at subsequent meals and limit overall food consumption.

Gen X obesity outweighs that of baby boomers

Gen X obesity outweighs that of baby boomers

Obese teens at higher risk for kidney disease

Being obese or overweight during adolescence may raise the risk of kidney diseases.

Diet foods that appeal to your inner glutton

When`s the last time you were guiltily scraping your way to the bottom of an ice cream carton and noticed this message: "150 calories per pint"?

Obesity adds at least 5 yrs to your joints’ age

Some people have joints that look like they are more than a decade older than they are.