A study of “The Biggest Loser” weight loss TV contestants yielded surprising—and deeply discouraging—insights on the physiology of obesity. The research, led by Kevin Hall of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, followed some of the show’s…
Could Food Pills Be a Triple Threat?
June 27, 2019
Once fodder for science fiction, the food pill is fast becoming a reality. Could it be a solution to the obesity epidemic?
A Win-Win Diet for People and Planet
January 17, 2019
As the global population looks set to reach 10 billion by 2050, the EAT-Lancet Commission has drawn up a “planetary health diet” with an ambitious 2-fold mission: helping the world eat healthier and averting environmental catastrophe,