THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2017 -- Put down that forkful of perfectly twirled white spaghetti, and grab a plate of whole grain pasta instead.
You'll feel fuller after switching out highly processed white grains for whole-grain alternatives, a new study from Denmark contends. Plus, you'll likely lose a little bit of weight and have reduced inflammation. Those changes could be helpful in preventing or improving type 2 diabetes, the researchers noted.
THURSDAY, Oct. 26, 2017 -- If you have trouble keeping slim, don't put all the blame on your DNA.
People carrying so-called "obesity" genes tend to gain more weight if they don't work out or don't get enough sleep, said Timothy Frayling, a professor with the University of Exeter Medical School in England.