One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated...
Early bloomers have always been around. However, there is a noticeable trend of girls as young as 7-years-old who are already hitting puberty.
Have you ever given food or candy to a screaming child to get them to behave?
You've heard of fat but have you heard of brown fat? Scientists are learning that the types of fat in your body can help you lose weight.
Astronomers have proposed two theories to explain the mysterious origin of blue stragglers.
Do you think that restaurants and fast food joints give you the right amount of food? If not, do you believe that they are giving to much or too little?Tune in.
This year the U.S. federal government will spend over one billion dollars teaching kids about healthy eating.
A report released by a committee of medical experts recommends health institutions and doctors should use the term obese. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Commuting is tough on cars, but the most troubling thing about commuting is the toll it takes on people's health. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.