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.
What is nutrigenomics? Find out on this Moment of Science.
A boring diet might be a way to loose weight? "Variety in Diet" on this Moment of Science.
Search engines aren’t smart and don’t check their data for accuracy. When you go to an Internet search engine and type in something like obesity, less than a quarter of the initial links will lead you to relevant content.
Nearly everyone gets hemorrhoids at some point in his or her life. So what exactly are hemorrhoids? Find out on this Moment of Science.
You’ve probably seen them on “60 Minutes”: 800-pound giants so trapped in fat that they can barely walk. While people that big are a rarity, many Americans do suffer from obesity.