Which is better: low-fat or low-carb? Neither option is superior, says new weight-loss research

It really depends a lot on your body.

Eating quickly might favor weight gain, study suggests

The results showed that 21.5% of the slow-eating group was obese, compared to almost 30% of the normal-speed eaters and 45% of the fast-eating group.

Have a fat cat? Here’s how much you should feed it to lose weight, according to science

A new study explains what it takes to help kitty slim down.

The brain might trick most people into thinking they’re thinner than they actually are

We tend to average past experience, which might make a couple recent extra pounds seem like nothing.

Intensive weight management can put type 2 diabetes into remission

Want to get rid of diabetes? Just lose some weight.

Temporary swallowable gastric balloon helps obese lose 15kg on average in only 4 months without surgery

A huge innovation set to help a lot of people.

A thick drink, like a smoothie, will make you feel full regardless of how many calories it has

The brain can be fooled that enough nutrients were ingested with a thick drink, despite the drink may contain little to any calories.

Scientists think they’ve figured out why green tea helps you lose weight

Green tea is one of those things that’s really healthy for you, but its health benefits have been greatly exaggerated; one of the things which has been consistently reported about green tea is that it helps you lose weight, but scientists didn’t know how (or if) this happens. Now, a team from Poland believe they’ve zeroed in on this mystery:

Love Hormone might help men lose weight

A study conducted on a small number of men concluded that the “love hormone” oxytocin may reduce appetite, helping men lose weight.

Weight loss drugs may lead to cancer development

In the developed world, obesity is one of the biggest health concerns, so weight loss is one of the hottest topics today. But while dietary supplements and gastric by-pass surgeries are becoming more and more popular, we are also starting to discover issues associated with these procedures. Recently, a study published in Cell showed that the new generation of weight loss drugs may actually favor cancer development.

Scientists Retract Research On Dr. Oz-Endorsed Weight Loss Pill

If you live in the US, then you almost certainly know who Doctor Oz is – or at least you’ve heard of him. Even if you’re not, there’s a pretty good chance you might know a thing or two about him. But do you know that some (if not all) of the products he promotes on his shows and markets

Popular weight loss may cause fatal liver problems

Popular weight loss aid Alli has been available since 2009; you take it three times a week for 12 weeks, and if everything goes according to plan, you lose 10 percent of your body fat. Over 12 million people worldwide use it, because, as it turns out, it’s actually quite good. But according to a study recently published in Biochemical