As we gather with friends and family, we snack all day on tasty appetizers, enjoy festive cocktails, include wine with dinner, and cook multicourse meals that include grandma's favorite sugar-laden pies. Then there's the company party, the holiday girls' night out, a New Year's Day football...

Holiday weight gain is a common concern for many adults. Various seasonal holidays may encourage overeating, sedentary behavior, and consumption of calorie-rich foods. In fact, between mid-November and mid-January, adults in Western societies gain an average of one pound. This may not seem like a lot, but...

One of the major health obstacles facing this nation is the obesity epidemic. Still?, you might ask. Yes. Still. Being overweight is incredibly dangerous to your health, and can be a catalyst for numerous other health issues, such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, to an increased risk of...