A Cure For Obesity? Scientists Discover Genetic Switch That Turns Off Fat CellsImagine being able to flip a switch and suddenly the gene in your body that makes you store fat, suddenly makes you burn it. The result? Weight loss -- obesity cured.
Is Taco Bell-Pizza Hut’s Ingredient Re-Branding Creating The Illusion Of Natural Food?The parent company of Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are eliminating artificial flavors and colors from some menu items. However, your Mountain Dew Baja Blast and Dorito Loco taco shells will look just as unnaturally colored as ever.
FDA Approves Injection Designed To Melt Double-Chin Fat AwayThe Food and Drug Administration says it approved an injection designed to melt away double-chin fat.
Cheese May Be The Secret To A Healthier LifeA team of Dutch scientists trying to figure out the French paradox discovered that cheese and dairy consumption may be the secret to a healthier lifestyle.
Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy Left Legacy Of Positive Body Image With Nude PhotographyThe late Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy left many legacies in his work across genres, but one that might not be as well known is his role as a champion of beauty of all sizes, including his photographic work with San Francisco-based Fat Bottom Revue, featured in 2007.
Cheers! Study Says Red Wine May Help Burn FatRaise a toast to your waistline. A new study finds a certain chemical consumed when you drink a glass of red wine is not only good for your health, it can help overweight people burn fat.
Feline Diabetes Is On The Rise— What To Do About Your Fat CatIt seems that our pets are echoing the concerns of the human population, specifically with the increase in the number of cats being diagnosed with diabetes every year.
Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School LunchesHouse Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is "unacceptable."
Vessyl 'Smart Cup' Knows What's Poured Into It, Helps Users Track Nutrition DataA San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.
Overweight Kids Learn New Ways Of Nutrition At UCSF Summer CampBay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
New Look Proposed For Nutrition Labels Will Highlight Calories and SugarThe number for calories will be getting bigger, and a new category for added sugars will be included on the “Nutrition Facts” labels that appear on most food packages.
Animal Update: Diabetes In CatsDiabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It's becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.