The quality of life of adolescents who think they are too fat is worse than for adolescents who really are obese. This was a result of the all German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) of ...

The food on your counter can predict your weight — especially if it’s cereal or soft drinks. Over 200 American kitchens were photographed to determine if the food sitting out on counters could predict the weight of the woman living ...

Extensive exposure to slender and attractive models who have been digitally altered to appear flawless has negative effects on how many women feel about their bodies. Researchers at Chapman University tested if adding disclaimers or “subvertisements” to these images counteracts ...

Sleep, or lack thereof, and technology often go hand in hand when it comes to school-aged kids. Nearly three out of four children (72%) between the ages of 6 and 17 have at least one electronic device in their bedrooms ...

Overweight and obese people who feel their physicians are judgmental of their size are more likely to try to shed pounds but are less likely to succeed, according to results of a study by Johns Hopkins researchers. The findings, reported ...