A new study is questioning the necessity of fasting for accurate results.
Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is added to foods for the umami sensation and now it may also help people eat less with greater satiety.
Maternal obesity in pregnancy (MOP) and high maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with an elevated risk of childhood asthma.
Weight loss over two years is associated with reduced diabetes incidence and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors.
The proportion of kids aged 2–18 who are classified as obese, based on their waist size, held steady at nearly 18% from 2003–2012.
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Organic produce and grains contain more protective antioxidants and less pesticide residue. However, it's not clear what this means for health.
A sibling may be a better predictor of a child's obesity status than his or her parents, especially for same-gender siblings.