obesity

Hey Moms, It Could Be Your Fault Your Kid Is Overweight
Childhood obesity is soaring. In fact, about a third of US children are currently overweight or obese — and a new study may reveal one big cause.
Researchers found toddlers who have a poor relationship with their moms could be twice as likely to be obese by the time they turn 15, possibly becau…
Want to Weigh Less? Eat More Often — Health Check
A new study finds those who’ve lost weight and kept it off tend to eat more often than heavier people — yet still took in fewer daily calories.
Lead researcher Jessica Bachman, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Marywood University in Scranton, PA, was part of a group…
New Study Says Impulsive People Weigh More
We all know eating too much and moving too little can add a little extra around the waist. But can your personality lead to weight gain too?
A new study published by the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology says it’s possible.
Three researchers from the US Department of Health and Human Servic…
New Study Ranks Obesity Rates By State
Where you live might play into how much you weigh.  ...At least statistically speaking.
From 2006 through 2008, more than 30 states saw increased rates of obesity. During the following two years, the number of states experiencing increases in obesity rates was in the 20s...
Sports Drinks Contributes To Adolescent Obesity
A recent study details the link between sport drink consumption and obesity in adolescents.   Although these beverages can help to restore electrolyte and carbohydrate levels that kids burn off in exercise, water should still be the beverage of choice to quench their thirst...