- Study: 'Biggest Loser' contestants have slower metabolisms Updated: May-03-16 5:35 pm
CHICAGO - A new study has found that many competitors on NBC's "The Biggest Loser" leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it more difficult to keep off the pounds.
- Competition heats up among Des Moines specialty grocers Updated: Apr-30-16 4:03 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Three new specialty food stores have opened in the Des Moines area since last fall, joining an already competitive grocery market and a string of established grocers in Iowa that sell ethnic, gourmet and health-conscious food.
- Are you ready to replace your moisturizer with a pill? Updated: Apr-29-16 12:22 pm
MIAMI - The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within - but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective.
- Efforts to help Flint amid water crisis get $520,000 boost Updated: Apr-27-16 7:21 am
FLINT, Michigan - The Community Foundation of Greater Flint is distributing more than $520,000 to help deal with Flint's crisis with lead-tainted water.
- Couple get home detention in supplement misbranding case Updated: Apr-25-16 10:40 pm
LOS ANGELES - The husband-and-wife owners of a Los Angeles County nutritional supplement company have been sentenced to home detention and probation for illegally importing so-called royal jelly from China under mislabeled customs documents.
- Workers killed on job in New Hampshire to be honored Updated: Apr-25-16 12:19 am
HOOKSETT, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health is hosting a memorial dinner for families of those killed on the job in 2015.
- Weight loss plans show results at Peoria-area wildlife park Updated: Apr-22-16 3:00 pm
HANNA CITY, Illinois - Wildlife Prairie Park is seeing promising results with the weight loss plans it implemented for many of the animals living at the facility outside of Peoria.
- Michigan boosts healthy food efforts amid Flint water crisis Updated: Apr-21-16 12:31 pm
FLINT, Michigan - Michigan is boosting efforts to provide healthy food to Flint residents amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water.
- Michigan man credits time in jail for helping weight loss Updated: Apr-21-16 6:42 am
IONIA, Michigan - A 63-year-old man who is jailed in Michigan says his time behind bars helped him shed a lot of extra weight.
- Man who sold deadly diet drug on eBay to plead guilty Updated: Apr-20-16 2:30 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - A man who sold an illegal diet drug on eBay to a Rhode Island resident who later died is scheduled to plead guilty on Thursday to a misdemeanor in a federal court in California.
- Can soup save the city? Updated: Apr-16-16 9:57 am
CINCINNATI - The month of cauliflower was weird. Like, 'What do we do with all this cauliflower?' weird. They made soup.
- BMI tells teen she's obese; she has reply Updated: Apr-13-16 5:01 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Tessa Embry has never thought of herself as obese. A catcher for her travel softball team, the eighth-grader is generally positive about her body image. Her mother describes her 14-year-old daughter as muscular and strong. Her doctor deems her perfectly healthy and fit.
- $6.9M to help Michigan kids get healthy meals this summer Updated: Apr-08-16 11:00 am
FLINT, Michigan - Officials say Michigan is receiving $6.9 million in federal funding to help more than 83,000 children get healthy meals this summer.