The rapper, chef and TV host has shed 130 pounds during the pandemic, dieting and exercising with the same intensity he once brought to the table.
In “Hooked,” Michael Moss explores how no addictive drug can fire up the reward circuitry in our brains as rapidly as our favorite foods.
The advice from research on coffee, and nutrition more generally, always seems to be changing. Processing vast amounts of data could help us pin it down.
Many Americans know they’ve put on weight during the pandemic, but it’s been difficult for experts to detail the scope of the problem.
People whose gut bacteria transformed over the decades tended to be healthier and live longer.
The skier, who is competing in the World Cup in Aspen, has some beauty and fitness tips, too.
Too many Americans fail to take measures to combat obesity, the second leading risk factor for death from Covid-19.
As pandemic disruptions lead many of us to drink more, experts underscore the link between alcohol and disease.
From beans and baking projects to vegan and global recipes, the year’s best sellers show the ways home cooking changed, and what may lie ahead.
In Maine, inmates are growing vegetables and making meals from scratch to replace the deadly diets they have long been served.
Food can be a unifying or divisive factor in New York City politics, with people taking sides on pizza slices, deli choices and utensil selection.
Parents still turn to old recipes and customs for postpartum recovery.
What we eat may be more important than how much we move when it comes to fighting obesity.
A new study indicates that the condition might be less of a worry than once believed.
Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.
New school meal standards? Help for small farmers? Maybe, but first the new administration has to deal with hunger, food safety and a diminished U.S.D.A.
Makers of Latin America’s favorite traditional sweetener say a sugar engineer wants exclusive control of their centuries-old product.
A new study found that high school students aren’t getting enough produce.
Consuming foods high in vitamins C and E may help protect against the onset of Parkinson’s later in life, a Swedish study suggests.
A diet full of highly processed foods with added sugars and salt promoted gut microbes linked to obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
It’s a struggle between you and the Big Food marketers who sell you junk. You’re set up to lose.
Whether it’s a person or an app that sends us reminders, we make better choices when we’re being watched (even by ourselves.)
Social bubbles have helped us cope with the restrictions of Covid-19. For today’s Well Challenge, look to your pandemic pod to inspire and motivate you toward a healthier and happier life.
“It’s been known for a long time that coconut oil raises blood levels of artery-damaging LDL cholesterol,” one expert said.
As the coronavirus claims more victims, a once-rare diagnosis is receiving new attention from scientists, who fear it may affect nutrition and mental health.
The new category of ‘clean wines’ is an effort to appeal to those seeking wellness. But why try to rationalize wine as a healthful product?
Advice from Well on how to get more and sounder sleep in 2021.
The government’s new nutritional recommendations arrive amid a pandemic that has taken a huge toll on American health.
The number of vegetarians in Brazil doubled over a six-year period, which has given rise to a booming plant-based industry that is seeking to turn meatpacking plants obsolete.
According to a new government report, more than half of the country’s adult population is either overweight or obese. Chinese officials have vowed to address the problem with a campaign.
Health experts urged people not to eat raw meat, in any dish, after a warning about a holiday tradition by Wisconsin’s health department intrigued and confused some outside the Midwest.
Forced to close its physical location because of the pandemic, a Long Island gym has adapted to its members’ settings and abilities, creating an entirely new type of fitness community.
A growing body of research suggests that the foods you eat can affect how well you sleep, and your sleep patterns can affect your dietary choices.
A new generation of practitioners says the profession pays inadequate attention to different kinds of diets, body types and lives.
A global study confirms that during the pandemic, many of us ate more junk food, exercised less, were more anxious and got less sleep.
The delicate proxy clash has pitted Democrats eager to emphasize issues like hunger and nutrition against traditionalists who believe the department should represent rural America.
Those who ate a meat-free diet were at increased risk for bone fractures.
The “war on childhood obesity” has only caused shame.
Many parents are concerned to see what their kids are learning about food, body image and weight while remote learning.
Even levels of blood pressure that are generally considered “normal” may be high enough to foster the development of heart disease, new research shows.
While many people gained weight during the lockdowns, others have used the change in routine to eat better and exercise more.
Even people who aren’t obese may be more likely to become seriously ill when infected with the coronavirus, the C.D.C. said.
People with extra weight may struggle to mount a robust immune response to the coronavirus — and may respond poorly to a vaccine.
A rigorous three-month study found that people lost little weight, and much of that may have been from muscle.
Experts say it can result in long-term weight loss and significantly improve physical and emotional health and even longevity.
Long thought to have medicinal benefits, fungi including reishi, lion’s mane and chaga are gaining popularity in the wellness world.
The economic strain of the coronavirus pandemic has more Americans turning to food banks and charity for help feeding their families.
A crusade against the F-Factor diet.
Sugar substitutes may help stave off weight gain, but they have metabolic effects that some experts find concerning.
Athletes detailed “fat talks” and eating disorders they said a prominent coach at Wesleyan had fostered. When the same coach was assigned to lead changes in the environment he created, the students protested once again.