Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?

A recently published study investigates whether individuals with a higher BMI before menopause have a lower risk of developing breast cancer...

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What to know about the 500-calorie diet

A person on a 500-calorie diet eats only about a quarter of the recommended daily intake. This may be beneficial for some people, but also c...

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What is Evekeo?

Evekeo is an amphetamine-based medication that is used to treat narcolepsy, ADHD, and excess weight. Evekeo is the trade name as there is no...

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16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

A first-of-its-kind study analyzes the effect of the so-called 16:8 fasting diet in people with obesity. The study found unexpected health b...

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Are gut bacteria to blame for anxiety, depression in obesity?

A study of mice with diet-induced obesity suggests that increases in anxiety and depression behavior may be due to gut bacteria altering bra...

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What are the signs of not eating enough?

Undereating can negatively impact health and wellbeing. Aside from losing weight, signs that someone might not be eating enough can include ...

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Finding it hard to cut down on processed foods? Here's why

How do our brains react to processed foods, high in fats and carbohydrates but with little energetic value? And why is it so hard to avoid t...

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