junk food

Fast-food and junk-food companies have a habit of marketing their products in specific ways to entice consumers, regardless of gender or age. Needless to say, their tactics aren't always honorable.
Bet you can't remember the last time you made french fries — the crispy, fried (not baked), greasy kind — at home. That's because they're a pain in the butt to make. Now answer this: How often do you...
A roundup of this week’s health-and-wellness stories, from the latest in hard science to the strangest head-scratchers hurtling through the Interspace.
Screaming, jumping, gasping, cheering and drinking aren't the only ways your sports obsession might be affecting your behavior. A new study found that a team's win or loss affects sports fans' eating...
Previous research has shown links between sleep deprivation and increased appetites, but a recent UC Berkeley study now illuminates how poor sleep affects our food cravings — and the brain mechanisms...
When you're approaching a deadline or dealing with unexpected problems in your life, do you turn to healthy or unhealthy food? New research suggests we choose whatever we usually eat when we're not...
High-flying Olympic gymnasts and record-busting swimmers might seem like they’re a different species from those of us who just watch from our couches. But there’s actually plenty us non-superhero...
A diagnosis of prediabetes isn’t a life sentence to Type 2 diabetes — think of it as probation. You have a chance to change your outcome, to fight the disease, and you don’t have to feel restricted...