We examine five claims about the benefits of weight lifting and aerobics to see which carry the most...weight
Scientists have shown that a drug improves endurance in mice
Analyzing metabolism for personalized nutrition
Perhaps, as long as you use the "good" kind of fat, according to two new studies
New study shows that coffee may be a source of dietary fiber, but that does not mean you should give up vegetables and fruit
New study reveals why restricting calories may lead to longevity
Dieters who wrote down everything they ate had twice the weight loss of other people following the same diet. Karen Hopkin reports
Drugs currently on the market but used for other purposes helped plump mice shed pounds by upping their response to the appetite-suppressing hormone leptin, according to a new study.
Research shows that people who write down what they are grateful for may exercise more. Rachel Mahan reports
Early research shows that taranabant helps to suppress appetite and burn fat.
Bones secrete a hormone that affects sugar metabolism and body weight, offering hope for a novel treatment for type 2 diabetes
Recent studies on a hormone receptor in the brain called CRF2 brought new hope for a solution to obesity. But research in the Journal of Neuroscience cautions: while CRF2 cuts appetite, it also increases stress.
A study in the journal Nature finds that worms that fasted every third day got the same anti-aging benefits offered by severe calorie-restricted diets. Karen Hopkin reports
Seems money trumps health when it comes to losing weight. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association today found that people were more likely to stick to weight-loss programs if they were offered cash incentives.
A study in the American Journal of Physiology finds that aerobic exercise affects levels of two different hormones involved in appetite. Weight lifting only affected levels of one of the hormones. Karen Hopkin reports
How do you cope with a mountain of conflicting diet advice?