Commuting Past Fast Food Restaurants Is Linked to Obesity, According to New Research
A new study suggests that passing the Golden Arches on your way to or from work can be destructive to your diet.
Cannabis Leads to the Munchies but Not to Bigger Bellies, According to New Research
One new study confirms marijuana smokers prefer junk food, but another finds they are actually a bit thinner than non-users.
Nutritionists Want to Regulate the Food Industry Like Tobacco
The Lancet Commission proposes a tax on red meat as one method to fight the "syndemic."
Perceiving Yourself as Overweight Poses Health Risks
New research suggests it can create a negative self-image, which may result in a downward spiral.
The Former Dentist Uncovering Sugar's Rotten Secrets
University of California–San Francisco researcher Cristin Kearns dropped a promising career at the Kaiser Foundation to dig through sugar industry archives for a smoking gun. With help from the man who brought down Big Tobacco, she’s now proving that Big Sugar steered scientists away from looking at the ingredient’s harmful effects.