Top researchers around the globe are exploring the bacteria in the bowels of both people and animals, and targeting them as potential missing links in preventing and treating conditions like obesity and diabetes. Check out these five recent discoveries on the amazing benefits of gut bugs.
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Those endless varieties of ice cream flavors and gourmet bakery pastries might be making you fat in ways you haven’t imagined.
Food industry giants tried to hold a secret meeting on how to avoid blame for America's obesity epidemic. They failed spectacularly, giving us an inside look at their twisted minds and motives.
We all know our diet has a direct effect on how we look and feel. Now, surprising new research shows that mice develop a certain sexy “swagger” after eating probiotics. Does this apply to humans as well?
After years of piling it on, Americans are now eating less fast food and fewer calories overall. But if that's the case—why are obesity rates still sky high?
Coca-Cola just launched a multi-million dollar PR campaign to convince Americans that soft drinks have nothing to do with the nation's obesity epidemic. Does it make a strong case? You be the judge!
A new study offers some of the strongest evidence yet associating sugar, independent of other diet and lifestyle factors, with type 2 diabetes — a link that the sugar industry has sought for decades to debunk.
Macho features have long been touted as an evolutionary asset that women look for in a man. But new research suggests there's a much more powerful driver of attraction at play.
Computer scientists at IBM are hoping to create a digital culinary genius that will be able to generate recipes that taste good and don't add to our waistlines.
Can’t get rid of that extra belly fat no matter how hard you try? It may be caused by wheat belly, pro-inflammatory visceral fat that promotes disease. Learn how to heal the gut and prevent inflammation caused by belly fat.