A specific gene could explain why fat people are happier than their thinner counterparts, says a new research from McMaster University, Canada.
Australian researchers have found that generation X in that country is fatter than its baby boomer predecessors, who until now had the highest level of obesity of any age group.
A new US study has found a daily slice of watermelon could help prevent heart disease by halting the build-up of harmful cholesterol and also be a help in weight control.
US scientists are challenging the popular notion that we can "work up an appetite" with vigorous exercise, saying it actually reduces a person's motivation for food.
Singer Jessica Simpson, who recently gave birth to her first child, is struggling to lose her post-pregnancy weight.
Thirty minutes of daily exercise provides an equally effective loss of weight and body mass as does a 60-minute routine, according to a Danish research.
Exercising some self control and delaying gratification for longer periods among children at four years of age is linked with a lower body mass index (BMI) as adults 30 years later.