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A plant-based diet high in fiber is good for your gut, research shows.

Researchers may have figured out why vegan diets lead to weight and fat loss even if dieters don’t cut calories

In a new study, people who followed vegan diets lost body fat and reduced risk factors for diabetes. Their gut bacteria may be responsible.
We typically think of food waste as what we throw away. But new research says we should also include overeating.

A new study suggests obesity hurts the planet, but body positivity advocates say blaming individuals is short-sighted

A study claims the obesity and overeating harm the environment by wasting food. Nutritionists say that ignores systemic food injustice.
Danielle Levy believes fat-shaming is good.

A personal trainer advocated fat-shaming because she thinks it ‘encourages people to lose weight,’ but health and fitness experts disagree...

The topic was being discussed after Bill Maher said fat-shaming "needs to make a comeback," and James Corden responded calling it bullying.
A Navy sailor does push-ups aboard a US Navy aircraft carrier

The Navy is the US military’s fattest service branch, a new Pentagon report reveals

The Navy may be the fattest service, but it isn't the only branch that is getting a bit too fat to fight. This is a troubling trend.
U.S. President Donald Trump pats his bicep and pumps his fist at the end of his rally with supporters in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. August 15, 2019

Trump mocked a man he thought was a protester for being overweight, but it turned out he was actually a supporter

"That guy has got a serious weight problem. Go home, start exercising," Trump said of the supporter he mistook for a protester at the Thursday rally.
Jogging seemed to be superior to other exercises.

There’s now evidence that jogging is the best exercise for people whose genes make them more likely to be obese

The study also found that long yoga sessions and some other exercises helped ward off weight gain among people with genetic risk factors for obesity.

Bowel cancer rates continue to rise in young people, and obesity, genetics, and diet may be to blame

While it's still a lot more common among people 50 years old and older, colorectal cancer in younger populations has researchers concerned.

Almost 3 in 5 Singaporeans would support a total ban on high-sugar drinks: Survey

How far would you be willing to go to protect your health? Many Singaporeans don't mind a sugar ban.
A a sugar-rich diet can have negative effects on your overall health.

10 scary things that happen to your body when you eat too much sugar

From weight gain to increased risk of heart disease, a sugar-heavy diet has some not-so-sweet consequences.
After decades of progress, heart disease death rates have remained stagnant.

More middle-aged adults in the US are dying of heart disease after decades of lower risks: ‘Obesity is the new smoking’

Middle-aged Americans are more likely to die of heart disease now than they were in 2011, the Wall Street Journal reports.