McDonald's Slims Down Happy Meal By Banishing CheeseburgersMcDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its restaurants.
Baltimore Workers Remove "Fatberg" Of Grease From Sewer PipeA "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.
Study: 1 Minute Of Intense Workout Is EnoughOne, full-blown, explosive, minute of exercise has the same effect of a 45-minute moderate workout.
Electrical Trick Might Lead To Less Fat In ChocolateDo you get a charge out of chocolate? New research suggests that candy companies might be able to make lower-fat versions of the tasty treat with a little trick -- running liquid chocolate through an electric field.
Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.
New Study Says Statins May Lead Some Patients To Pig OutTen 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.
New Heating Device Claims To "Vanquish" Fat AwayFor decades, people have been searching for an easy way to lose those extra inches. Now weight loss, methods have gone high-tech. Vibrating belts are out. Temperature is in as the new way to vanquish fat.
Researchers Try To Separate Obesity Fact & FictionResearchers 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.
Texas Fat Cat Going On Diet & Getting New HomeA fat cat, named Skinny, whose been residing at a North Texas animal shelter is set to get a new home… and it’s one that will ‘fit’ her.
Free State Fair Ticket If You "Cease The Grease"The City of Dallas is offering residents a free ticket to the State Fair of Texas, as long as you you don't mind a little grease.
UT Southwestern Doctors Make Obesity BreakthroughSome North Texas researchers believe they have found a way to control obesity by manipulating molecules in the heart. Researchers at UT Southwestern have demonstrated, for the first time, that the heart can regulate energy balance.
Too Fat To Serve: Military Wages War On ObesityThe Pentagon spends more than $1 billion a year on medical care relating to weight and obesity. And America's growing weight problem means finding new troops fit enough to fight has never been more challenging.