February 26, 2014

The latest obesity data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the Feb. 26 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, showed a significant decline in obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years.

October 18, 2013

The overall prevalence of obesity among adults remained unchanged between 2009 and 2012, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 11, 2013

Nearly all doctors say that the sharp growth in Type 2 diabetes around the world and the obesity epidemic are linked to excess sugar consumption, according to a new report by the Credit Suisse Research Institute.

July 10, 2013

The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization released its annual "The State of Food and Agriculture Report" recently, finding that the adult obesity rate in Mexico was 32.8%, compared with 31.8% in the United States.

August 26, 2011

Half of U.S. adults will be obese by 2030, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

July 8, 2011

The rate of obesity among adults has increased across 16 states, with no states seeing a drop, according to a new report released by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

August 3, 2010

The number of states with an obesity prevalence of 30% or more tripled in two...

June 17, 2010

A new survey released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National...