Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven't been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.
Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found.
It's inevitable that over the next few weeks most of America will put on a pound or two, or ten, from gorging on holiday foods. Here are 5 tricks to keep the kids from confusing you with Santa this holiday season.