| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Most people lose weight during the week and gain weight on the weekends, a new study finds.
Yet, researchers say it's the weekday diets that are most important for maintaining a healthy weight.
The researchers at Cornell University looked at people'...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:16 PM
"The Biggest Loser" Season 15 winner Rachel Frederickson has heard your concerns, America, but she's not listening. And she's not answering questions about whether her weight loss went too far.
That's because she's absolutely thrilled that she managed...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:41 PM
"The Biggest Loser" producers and NBC issued a joint statement Thursday morning that addressed Rachel Frederickson's controversial weight loss at the finale by not addressing it at all:
"We support Rachel and all of the 'Biggest Loser' contestants who...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:59 AM
African American women who follow the same diet as white women and exercise just as much tend to lose less weight because they burn fewer calories, a new study suggests.
"Many large and well done studies have demonstrated that African American women tend...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After Dan Williamson unexpectedly landed in the hospital a year and a half ago and underwent heart surgery, his doctor told him that if he wanted to live a healthier life, he was going to have to lose weight.
So the 58-year-old chief executive of...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Overweight and obese adults who use diet drinks to help them lose weight need to take another look at the food they eat, according to researchers who reported Thursday that those people ate more food calories than overweight people who drank sugar-...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Three weeks into the new year, if you're losing steam with your resolution to get in shape, don't put down the weights and pick up creams, pills, drops or powders that promise to drop your weight. There's a fat chance those products alone are your answer....
| Jan 19, 2014
Smell and taste researcher Dr. Alan Hirsch has long argued that certain aromas can help people lose weight, improve athletic performance or increase sexual arousal. One of his studies found that the smell of buttered popcorn or strawberries helps...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Jennifer Hudson urged women to chart their own path to better health as she spoke to a gathering of Weight Watchers participants at a West Baltimore senior center Tuesday morning.
"You cannot achieve somebody else's goals," the singer and Oscar-...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The article by Julie Deardorff and Karissa King “Chicago doctor’s research fails federal smell test” (Health, Jan. 9) reveals that Sensa and other marketers of fad weight-loss products have settled charges of false and deceptive...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Here's some not especially breaking news: Lots of Americans are over-stressed, and lots of those very same Americans also are overweight. Surely, it would appear, stress must be one of the most fattening things outside of a KFC Double Down sandwich....