Movie director Kevin Smith ate potatoes for two weeks in order to lose weight after suffering a "massive heart attack". But how safe is a spuds diet?
A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit by a woman who says she drank Diet Coke under the false impression that it would contribute to weight loss.
Once South America's richest economy, Venezuela is feeling the effects of food shortages.
"Honestly I was just praying, 'Lord, please do not kill me,'" VanZant said about a 10-pound cut in a single day.
Most people join a gym to kick off their New Year's weight loss resolution, but studies show that exercise alone isn't enough to get in shape for 2018.
Morning people and night owls may both be surprised by the findings.
Nearly half of the patients on this experimental diet stopped requiring medications to control their blood sugar.
The "meat smoothie" was taken off the market after several followers died.
New study could be key to beating the inevitable weight loss plateau.
After a diet, your body subconsciously works against you to make sure you put the weight back on.
A new study suggests severely obese patients are more likely to achieve a healthy BMI if they undergo bariatric surgery sooner rather than later.
A newly identified antibody increases bone mass and decreases body fat in mice, though human studies are some way off.
Scientists have found the risk of cardiovascular disease is still higher in obese people even if they are "metabolically healthy."