Celebrities and media figures weighed in after James Corden ridiculed fellow late-night TV host Bill Maher over a "fat-shaming" segment in which Maher said overweight Americans should be criticized and not simply accepted.
"There are specific brain mechanisms that get activated when we expose ourselves to specific type of foods," study leader Sabrina Diano said.
There were other associated benefits of drinking red wine too.
There are more smartphones on the planet than people.
"Patterns of eating, and not just what you eat, may be important for achieving a healthy weight," a scientist explained.
"By losing weight, people may be able to stave off aging of their brains and potentially the memory and thinking problems that can come along with brain aging," an author of a new study has said.
Scientists looked at how what is known as an obesogenic environment affects a person's chances of becoming obese.
Dean McDermott slammed social media trolls who commented on his son's body image.
The period in which a kid's brain stops consuming so much fuel comes with the risk of becoming obese, scientists hypothesize.
Scientists studied 100 people during the indulgent period spanning Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
Obesity takes a decade off a person's life span, on average, and it afflicts a third of Americans. That means it's on track to rob the current U.S. population of a billion years of life. Dr. Jamy Ard wants to use digital technology to win some of those years back.
"Obesity is the single biggest threat to our pets' health," said one veterinarian.
The risk of developing six obesity-related cancers has increased for young American adults in comparison to older generations.
"The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change" from 'The Lancet' Commission argues corporations must no longer pursue short-term profit.
British academics warned health care legislators "the Effects of Internet Memes" are among the most troubling factors behind "unhealthy lifestyles" and exacerbation of U.K. obesity rates.
As temperatures increase and changes in rainfall patterns continue, crops such as rice, wheat and corn will fail to meet demand.
Mice in the study lost 10 percent of their weight in one week.
The mice weren't obese and didn't develop the expected diseases.
Some may misunderstand advice and eat more healthy and unhealthy foods.
Over 800,000 children under the age of 5 could be saved each year if more women breastfed.
The skinny fat body type has been linked to heart disease and dementia.
Following these habits appeared to slash the risk of becoming obese by 75 percent, scientists found.