- 25,000 U.S. Deaths Linked to Sugary Drinks
In a study that’s sure to shake up the soda ban debate, Harvard researchers have linked the sugary drinks to 180,000 deaths a year worldwide, 25,000 in the United States alone. “We know that sugar-sweetened beverages are linked to obesity, and that a … More »25,000 U.S. Deaths Linked to Sugary Drinks
- 'The Fast Diet': How Does It Work?
“The Fast Diet” is a bestselling book that outlines a weight loss plan that’s raising some eyebrows. In one week, the plan says, participants may eat what they like for five days, but must fast for two non-consecutive days. Dr. Michael … More »'The Fast Diet': How Does It Work?
- 'Parisian Diet': What's Their Skinny Secret?
Dr. Jean-Michel Cohen Says Diet Is About Having a New Attitude Toward Food More »'Parisian Diet': What's Their Skinny Secret?
- How This Man Lost 300 Pounds
Brian Beck, of Plano, Texas, tipped the scales at 487 pounds, and has been on the heavier side of the scale for most of his life. Even as a baby, his doctor put him on skim milk because he was gaining weight too rapidly. He... More »How This Man Lost 300 Pounds
- New Diet All About Chia Seeds
The latest diet book to hit shelves is pulling diet tips from an unlikely source: the ancient Aztecs. Author and host of the Dr. Danger reality series, Dr. Bob Arnot’s “The Aztec Diet” focuses on chia seeds as a superfood to keep … More »New Diet All About Chia Seeds
- Controversial 'Fast Diet' Uses Feast and Famine
Latest Diet Craze in England Is in US Stores This Week More »Controversial 'Fast Diet' Uses Feast and Famine
- To Save Newborn, Doctors 'Freeze' Baby
When Claire Ives was seven months pregnant with her third child, she used a handheld device to listen to her unborn son’s heartbeat. As she turned the machine on, she thought something had malfunctioned. “I thought I wasn’t listening right or something,” … More »To Save Newborn, Doctors 'Freeze' Baby
- Dark Chocolate Trend Makes Holiday Healthier
Today could be the healthiest Valentine’s Day on record, with more Americans than ever reaching for dark chocolate over milk chocolate, experts say. Heightened public awareness about the health benefits of dark chocolate has turned what used to … More »Dark Chocolate Trend Makes Holiday Healthier
- New Findings About Vegetarians and Heart Disease
Going meatless gives vegetarians a 32 percent lower heart disease risk than non-vegetarians, a British study found, offering further proof that eating meat can be hazardous to health. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, … More »New Findings About Vegetarians and Heart Disease
Going meatless gives vegetarians a 32 percent lower heart disease risk than non-vegetarians, a British study found, offering further proof that eating meat can be hazardous to health. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, involved 44,561 people enrolled in the European...
- 13 Secrets Weight Loss Pros Don't Tell You
“Good Morning America” teamed up with Reader’s Digest on a special series, “13 Things Experts Won’t Tell You.” This month, Reader’s Digest unveils the secrets weight loss professionals won’t tell you, like … More »13 Secrets Weight Loss Pros Don't Tell You
- Miracle Berry Diet the Key to Weight Loss?
Could a wild berry grown in West Africa change the future of food and dieting as we know it? The answer is a resounding yes from Homaro Cantu, the acclaimed chef known for his futuristic gastronomy and flavor-changing dining experiences at Chicago restaurants … More »Miracle Berry Diet the Key to Weight Loss?
- Extreme Weight Loss: See Them Now
At age 33, Missy Hendricks has spent her entire lifetime at war with her weight. “My maiden name was Blinkenship and they’d call me ‘Battle Ship’ and that just stuck in my head,” Hendricks told ABC News. By the age of 20, … More »Extreme Weight Loss: See Them Now
- Q&A WIth Celeb Trainer Harley Pasternak
It’s a new year and many people have made resolutions to get fit. Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak (@harleypasternak) has trained celebrities including Rihanna and Katy Perry and this morning he appeared on “Good Morning America” to … More »Q&A WIth Celeb Trainer Harley Pasternak
- How These Women Lost Half Their Weight
At 25 years old and 288 pounds, Ashley Donahoo was depressed. “I was unhappy with my job, I was unhappy with the direction my life was going, and I had a hard time enjoying the little things that my kids wanted to do,” the 27-year-old... More »How These Women Lost Half Their Weight
- Chris Powell's New Year's Fitness Tips
Chris Powell, the uber-trainer who has helped people lose hundreds of pounds and change their lives on ABC's "Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition," shares his fit tips and breakfast smoothie recipe Chris Powell Answers 'GMA' Viewers' Questions More »Chris Powell's New Year's Fitness Tips
- Dentist Office Doubles as a Beauty Spa
Scary lights, intrusive equipment and high-pitched sounds that make you squirm are what normally come to mind when one thinks of a visit to the dentist’s office. Not so for the patients of Dr. Patty’s Dental Boutique in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., … More »Dentist Office Doubles as a Beauty Spa
- Teens Lose Combined 756 Pounds at Boarding School
A dozen Missouri teens shed 756 pounds after spending a semester at a South Carolina boarding school, where getting fit is part of the curriculum More »Teens Lose Combined 756 Pounds at Boarding School
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