Some worry what this trend means for chronic disease. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.
Westerners are often looking for short, intense workouts. A new study points out a different path to fitness.
A new study finds 33 percent of American children are overweight. But researchers hope the findings don't overshadow the success stories out there.
Students from The Project School are helping turn the perimeter of the Middle Way House into edibles. It's like a living classroom.
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 than that.
This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
A new study shows that other mammals are experiencing an obesity epidemic alongside humans.