People who feel that they've been judged because of their weight are less likely to exercise than those who don't feel judged, a new study from England finds.
Eating well is becoming more and more of a science, with new research showing us which foods may lower our risk of disease, and which are increasingly pointed to as the culprits behind ill health. Researchers are looking to better understand how nutrients work in our bodies, with studies that analyze at the diets of people with heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, along with research aimed at helping people to lose weight, or maintain weight loss. From all this research, new advice constantly emerges for people who are dieting, or want to eat more healthfully. With news, features and reference pages, we will provide science-supported tips for improving your nutrition.
A small proportion of obese people are "metabolically healthy," meaning don't have any of the typical risk factors for heart disease or diabetes.
Nearly half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes may be due to diet, a new study finds.
The biological and physical changes happening on Earth due to climate change will transform food production, researchers say.
New research runs counter to the idea that the obesity epidemic in the U.S. is caused by a lack of physical activity.
Looking to burn more fat? You could give fasting a try, according to results from a preliminary study.
Coffee and tea drinkers who regularly sweeten and flavor their drinks of choice with add-ins such as sugar and milk may be stirring in up to about 70 extra calories, a new study finds.
People who eat chili peppers may have a lower risk of dying over a two-decade period, a new study finds.
Researchers who study diet and weight loss learned many things during 2016. Here are some of their most intriguing findings.
Want to lose weight in the New Year? We can help. Live Science’s resolution is to make a healthier you. January’s goal is weight loss.
Want to eat healthier in the New Year? We can help. Live Science’s resolution is to make a healthier you. February’s goal is eating better.
Whether you want to go full vegetarian, or simply include more plant-based foods in your diet, here are some tips that can help.
The sweetener in your beverage makes little difference in terms of the overall calories you consume in a day, a new study suggests.
Scientists investigate icy lakes to track the growth of certain types of algae and zooplankton that thrive during the cold season, blooming under the lake's icy cover.
Under surface ice in frozen freshwater lakes, certain forms of life are far more active than scientists suspected.
American's today are less likely to say they want to lose weight, compared to those surveyed in the previous decade, according to a new poll.