Overeating Health News

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11/14/2017
Fast vs. Slow Eaters

Fast eaters at higher risk of heart risk factors, study finds

11/9/2017
11/3/2017
7/14/2017
Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

6/12/2017
2 Billion Worldwide Are Obese or Overweight

Study shows it's not only an American problem, but an international health crisis

2/4/2017
Hey, Super Bowl Fans: Don't Choke on Game Day

Be especially careful with meats as these foods are most likely to get stuck, study finds

12/29/2016
Mouse Study Hints at Why Obese People Struggle to Exercise

Research suggests dopamine levels, not willpower, may be to blame

11/2/2016
Lazy Summer Days Mean Weight Gain for Young Kids

Children from kindergarten through second grade put on weight when school's out, study found

10/7/2016
Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

9/30/2016
'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim

Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

9/22/2016
Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

9/21/2016
'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

8/22/2016
To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

7/15/2016
Heavy Moms Likelier to Pile Food on Kids' Plates: Study

Researcher suggests parents serve normal portions and let kids ask for more if they don't feel full

6/8/2016
Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight

Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

5/1/2016
If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

2/29/2016
Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies'

Chemical effect in the body is similar to that of marijuana, study says

2/5/2016
Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious

Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says

1/20/2016
Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study

American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

1/12/2016
Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

1/9/2016
Are We Programmed to Overeat in Winter?

Packing on body fat was an evolutionary survival strategy, researchers say

11/5/2015
Don't Even Talk About It: 'Food Words' Can Make You Overeat

Stress and genetics also make some crave high-calorie foods, but obese people are more apt to indulge, research finds

11/5/2015
'Balloon-in-a-Pill' May Be New Weight-Loss Weapon

Early results from overseas trial suggest an approach that's easy to swallow

11/4/2015
Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds

Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

11/2/2015
Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

9/30/2015
Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

9/24/2015
Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long

Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

9/22/2015
Girls Who Are Impulsive, Poor Planners May Be Prone to Weight Gain

They're also more likely to binge eat, study suggests

7/13/2015
Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study

Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

7/1/2015
Promise From a New Weight-Loss Drug

Two-thirds who took Saxenda lost 5 percent of body weight, study shows

7/1/2015
Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

6/22/2015
More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Now Overweight or Obese: Study

Only 25 percent of men and 33 percent of women at a healthy weight, researchers say

6/8/2015
Poor Sleep? Eating Less at Night May Make Next Day Easier

Study found insomniacs who didn't eat after 10 p.m. were more alert

4/28/2015
Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice

Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

1/26/2015
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

12/28/2014
Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution

Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

11/14/2014
Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving

Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

9/25/2014
Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse

Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

9/11/2014
Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

9/2/2014
Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

7/29/2014
Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

7/25/2014
Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

7/10/2014
60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

More women rely on menu's health info than men

6/25/2014
Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds

If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

5/29/2014
Many Pets Are Too Plump

Measure food portions and provide daily exercise to keep your furry companions in shape, vet advises

3/25/2014
Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

2/17/2014
Clues to Obesity Found in Infants

Twin studies looked at differences in genetics, appetite and feeling full after eating

2/11/2014
Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

Top worries include post-graduation choices, financial concerns

2/2/2014
Docs Detail Healthy Food Choices for Super Bowl Sunday

Pace yourself, pass on junk food, throw in some veggie alternatives

1/3/2014
Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories

Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed