Losing weight isn’t always easy.
But if you’re an older man who is struggling to shed pounds, I have some good news for you. You might be surprised to hear that it comes straight from the mainstream press.
If you thought packaged food was bad, you should see what's in the packaging itself.
The only thing scarier than a stroke is having one and not even knowing it.
It's the so-called "silent" stroke -- given the name because it comes and goes with no symptoms.
Not on the outside, anyway.
Everyone's terrified of trans fats these days, and it's not hard to see why: They've been so vilified that some places are actually banning them.
Must be something to it, right?
Ever watch someone with sleep apnea? It's one of the most frightening -- and unforgettable -- things you'll ever see.
Listen to the marketing hype, and you'd think weight-loss surgery is as simple as "fat today... thin tomorrow."
All our lives, we've been told that the secret to trimming our waistlines and boosting our health is cutting out fat. The food industry has made a mint on our fear of fat with low-fat and no-fat Frankenfoods lining the shelves of every grocery store.
A "no" from the FDA never quite means "no" -- not when it comes to the agency's drug-industry pals, anyway.
Well, the FDA finally decided to step into the "corn sugar" battle. I don't know where they've been for the past few months. But I guess I'm glad they're finally waking up--if it means they plan on doing anything, of course.
As it turns out, fat tissue isn't just a dormant storage depot for calories. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, more than 100,000 cancer cases in the U.S. are linked to excess body fat - most of them are preventable.