Working out at different times of the day might have unique benefits for health, an ambitious new study in mice suggests.
Today’s Eat Well Challenge will help you avoid the “what-the-hell” effect and tune into your body instead.
Reshape your eating habits this year, no dieting needed.
And is there any way to target it through diet or exercise?
For the Eat Well Challenge, mindfulness techniques like “urge surfing” can help curb overeating without banning favorite foods.
Almost everyone fails at making changes, but it doesn’t have to be that way.
It’s high time for women to reclaim the real strength behind exercise.
Resolve, this year, to just say no.
Resolutions aren’t worth much without deeper change.
The new Eat Well Challenge will show you how to reshape your eating habits without dieting.
Water vs. seltzer? Can food affect the brain? We’ve rounded up useful research on diet and nutrition to stay healthy in the new year.
Join us for the Eat Well Challenge starting in January.
The most vital exercise science of 2021 provided a reminder that our bodies and minds can flourish, no matter our circumstances.
Popular pain relievers and antidepressants, as well as alcohol and herbal supplements, are among the many substances that can contribute to hypertension.
A new analysis of data from “The Biggest Loser” highlights the complex ways the body compensates when we drop pounds.
The research may help explain why people who are overweight and obese have been at higher risk of severe illness and death from Covid.
Many doctors recommend the heart test to pinpoint which patients would benefit from treatment to reduce their cardiovascular risk.
For most of us, exercise impacts our hunger and weight in unexpected and sometimes contradictory ways.
Obesity is a leading cause of fatty liver condition. Patients who had weight-loss surgery showed fewer signs of the disease progressing.
What you need to know about high-intensity interval training, or HIIT.
When women are urged to change their bodies to perform, is it really about aesthetics?
What you eat or drink may affect levels of the male sex hormone, but whether a diet can increase libido or energy depends on many things.
Companies can tell you the kinds of microbes that live in your gut, but the results may not help you lose weight or fend off disease.
For many, reducing sodium in the diet even modestly can have an outsize impact on lowering blood pressure.
The brown bear was named the winner of the annual contest in which people vote for their favorite chunky bear at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska.
People typically lower their risks of heart disease and premature death far more by gaining fitness than by dropping weight.
Overweight people who ate fewer carbohydrates and increased their fat intake had significant improvements in their cardiovascular disease risk factors.
Our bodies compensate for at least a quarter of the calories we expend during exercise, undermining our best efforts to lose weight by working out.
Cyclists who had pedaled on an empty stomach incinerated about twice as much fat as those who had consumed a shake first.
The “Maintenance Phase” podcast interrogates the science behind health food trends, fad diets and popular nutritional advice.
Nearly one in seven Americans now has diabetes, a record rate. The condition also raises the risk of severe illness after coronavirus infection.
Taking steps to combat acid reflux can help minimize the use of potentially dangerous drugs.
Yes, the comfy chair. The War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco put in roomier seats just in time to try to lure audiences back from the couches they got used to during the shutdown.
Foods like yogurt, kimchi, sauerkraut and kombucha increased the diversity of gut microbes and led to lower levels of inflammation.
A new study challenges assumptions about energy expenditure by people, including the idea that metabolism slows at middle age.
A cellular chat after your workout may explain in part why weight training burns fat.
The finishing touches were being put on a critical series examining Remnant Fellowship Church. Then the church’s founder was killed in an accident.
Researchers are studying the proteins in blood to learn why some of us respond to certain forms of exercise better than others.
It’s not about willpower. Good habits happen when we set ourselves up for success. Our new challenge will show you how.
Don’t let the weight-loss industry shame you into thinking “back to normal” means a return to intermittent fasting and appetite suppressant lollipops.
Late-day exercise had unique benefits for cholesterol levels and blood sugar control, a study of overweight men eating a high-fat diet found.
It took me to my mid-40s to learn not to depend on anyone else’s approval of my appearance.
It can be a helpful health measure for large groups of people, but it won’t tell you much about yourself.
The hope is that new treatments will encourage people to think of obesity as a chronic disease, like high blood pressure or diabetes.
In recent weeks and months, as people have ventured out more often, business has jumped for companies that sell plans to help lose weight.
Don’t worry about the “quarantine 15” or pay for expensive diet products. Take small steps and make healthier choices instead.
The younger the age at diagnosis for Type 2 diabetes, the higher the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia years later.
Here’s what parents need to know.
The coronavirus changed so much about our lives, including, for many of us, our bodies. It’s OK.
In “The New Normal,” Dr. Jennifer Ashton explores the mental health repercussions of the pandemic and ways to rebuild our overall health.