Mar 262015
 

The majority of us are quick to speak out against racism and sexism . But a leading academic has said we must do more to challenge people who fat-shame others. Dr Sarah Jackson, from University College London, was commenting after a new study found that experiences of weight discrimination account for approximately 40% of the negative psychological effects associated with obesity . Jackson – who …

Mar 262015
 

( Elsevier ) Can the consumption of fatty foods change your behavior and your brain?

Mar 262015
 

This Diet Dr. Pepper commercial might cause you to do a double-take. At first glance, it's just your normal soda ad that features a few employees in the work break room looking for a…

Mar 262015
 

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. An annual report by the industry tracker …

Mar 262015
 

This product contains Biburamine, a banned drug product, says the Saudi Food and Drug Administration.

Mar 262015
 

This essay is drawn from “The Folded Clock,” a collection of the author’s diary entries, which is out April 7th, from Doubleday. Today I fought with my husband. He is on a diet, not for vanity’s sake but because of a recent encounter with a scary illness. A person might think—given my own recent encounter with a scary illness—that I would unreservedly support his wellness pursuit. I do not …

Mar 262015
 

Diets high in fat can lead to not only weight gain and heart disease, but depression and behavior changes, according to a new study at Louisiana State University in the US. These changes come about due to the high-fat diet's affect on the gut microbiome, according to the study. They transferred the gut microbiota from mice that had been fed either a high-fat diet or a control diet into adult …

Mar 262015
 

Pepsi-Cola passes Diet Coke to be the new No. 2 soda in the U.S., but remains well behind No. 1 Coke, Beverage Digest says.

Mar 262015
 

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.