Ten years of U.S. data suggest cholesterol-lowering statins are giving patients a license to pig out. Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade — an indication many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles.
Many folks have had to pass on the bread basket and pasta bowl for diet reasons. But an ancient super food could have you doing a happy dance at dinnertime.
What does 200 calories look like? This video provides a number of examples that illustrate how different foods stack up.
Starbucks says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide next week, ahead of a federal regulation that would require it to do so.
Ever wondered what 2,000 calories looks like? This video breaks it down in terms of your favorite foods, including bacon, eggs, and Big Macs.
Researchers who reviewed the science behind some widely held obesity beliefs found it lacking. Their report says dogma and fallacies are detracting from real solutions to the nation’s weight problems.
Coca-Cola became one of the world’s most powerful brands by equating its soft drinks with happiness. Now it’s taking to the airwaves for the first time to address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity.
The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will start posting calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menus nationwide starting on Monday.
If you’re trying to lose weight or simply improve your overall health, studies show tracking your activity may help you reach your goals. A recent report shows that people who use a pedometer nearly double the number of leisure steps they take on a daily basis.
For the health curious, fast-food eater in Richardson there’s a new interactive, digital kiosk at one McDonald’s location.
Fans of king-sized Snickers and Twix bars may want to stock up. The candy maker Mars Inc. reportedly is planning to impose a 250-calorie limit on its chocolate products by the end of next year.
Of recent years, common advice has been to eat a big breakfast because it helps to jump start your metabolism and eat fewer calories. According to a new study, at least half that equation may be toast.