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In Fat Chance, obesity doc Robert Lustig deconstructs the mythology on fat and exercise.
A new study says people may be sabotaging their diets in an unexpected way - through too little sleep.
New research weighs in on the efficacy of several popular weight loss diets, and finds that it's not so much what you eat, but how much of it.
Which is the true dietary villain -- cholesterol or carbohydrates? In this segment, Ira talks with science writer Gary Taubes about his new book, 'Good Calories, Bad Calories.'
New Year's resolution to lose the weight? We'll get the latest on research into obesity.
Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ab...
Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting of...
We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your ...
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.