1. Sleepy brains drawn to junk food

    As any college student or shift worker will tell you, staying up all night or even just skimping on sleep can lead a person to seek out satisfying, calorie-packed foods. An emerging body of research suggests that sleep-related hunger and food cravings, which may contribute to weight gain, are fueled in part by certain gut hormones involved in appetite. But our brain, and not just our belly, may pl…Read More

  2. Fitness trainer gains and loses 70 pounds in 1 year — on purpose!

    Fitness trainer gains and loses 70 pounds in 1 year -- on purpose - CNN.com By Jacque Wilson , CNN updated 11:06 AM EDT, Wed June 6, 2012 CNN.com Fitness trainer Drew Manning gained 70 pounds in six months, then lost it all before a year was up. (CNN) -- When Drew Manning stepped out from behind the cardboard cutout of his former fat self on Monday, the audience of "Good Morning America" was appr…Read More