Dec 3, 2013 — The proposition that some extra weight may not be a health worry has sparked a heated medical debate. Some studies have found that a little extra fat might have benefits. A new analysis suggests that for almost all people excess weight increases the risk of death and disease.
Oct 17, 2012 — Researchers have found that fat cells become less responsive to insulin when sleep is lost. Over the long-term, fat accumulation can set the stage for Type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease and weight gain.
Apr 13, 2012 — What diet soda drinkers eat may matter more than what they sip when it comes to long-term health effects, according to new research. This may help explain why some people gain weight when drinking lots of diet soda.