Converting Bad Fat into Good Fat

There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards calories, contributing to weight gain and obesity. Now, new research at Washington University School of Read More

Cut Obesity Risk

Pro-vegetarian diets (with a higher consumption of plant-based foods compared to animal-based foods) could provide substantial protection against obesity, according to new research presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Porto, Portugal Read More

Does Less Sleep Make You Fat?

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The findings showed that people who were sleeping Read More

90 Percent of American Men Are Overfat

Researchers reported earlier this year in the journal Frontiers of Public Health that up to 76 percent of the world’s population may not just be fat- but they are overfat.  Does your waist measure more Read More

Sleep Loss Affects Your Waistline

In the 24/7 culture of the modern world, an increasing number of people report routine reduced quality of sleep and several studies have correlated sleep deprivation with weight gain. The underlying cause of increased obesity Read More

Weight Tied to Migraine

Both obesity and being underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraine, according to a meta-analysis published in the April 12, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Read More