Do Skinny People Have Faster Metabolisms? Not ReallyIn fact, the bigger your body, the more calories you burn.
Epigenetics and PregnancyHeredity and genetics determine a number of key traits in offspring. But When genes are mutated, or damaged, these mutations can change the DNA code and increase a person’s likelihood of developing certain diseases.
The Science Behind Food CravingsOne of the greatest challenges facing anyone trying to lose weight is our world of seemingly endless temptations.
Weight Gain and Age: Avoiding that Middle-Age BulgeAs we age, weight gain becomes an issue that is not only discouraging but, for some, very dangerous.
VIDEO: Understanding Food CuesUnderstanding how hunger and external food cues cause changes in the brain and their potential consequences for obesity, binge eating and other eating disorders.
Sitting For Too Long Can Have Serious Health Consequences Experts say between commuting, work, and computer and TV time, we spend up to 15 hours a day sitting.