Food companies have purposely engineered junk foods to be addictive. How does the addiction work, what are the consequences, and what can we do about it?
Obesity has more to do with public policy than bad parenting, so why are we still blaming parents?
Everything you think you know about eating healthily, weight loss, and obesity is wrong. At least, it is if you learned it on the internet and not from a scientist.
An obesity researcher says fat people need to be shamed into losing weight. Here's why that's a dumb idea.
The good intentions of Washington to "fight obesity" are relatively unproductive, and may be making the problem worse.
With its over-simplicity and somewhat draconian character, Mayor Bloomberg's soda and sugary drinks ban makes a show of anti-obesity policy. It shouldn't be a law that's copied.
Months after proposing a maximum beverage size of 16 ounces for sweetened beverages — infamously mangled as the NYC Soda Ban — Mayor Bloomberg found approval. Then he was sued.
Why do we make New Year's diet resolutions that we give up on after only the first month? Here's the science behind the failed New Year's diet.