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Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings November 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure November 03, 2015

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

Helping Your Diabetic Child Have a Safe Halloween October 30, 2015

Counting carbs and swapping treats help kids stick to treatment goals, expert says

Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study October 27, 2015

Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds September 28, 2015

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet September 17, 2015

Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling July 24, 2015

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity July 22, 2015

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study July 10, 2015

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend June 19, 2015

They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

Dropping One Sugary Soda a Day Could Cut Diabetes Risk: Study May 01, 2015

Drinking water, unsweetened tea or coffee instead lowered chances of blood sugar disease by 25 percent

Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster April 03, 2015

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study March 30, 2015

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks March 10, 2015

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study February 09, 2015

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests January 28, 2015

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Obese Kids' Brains Show Stronger Response to Sugar: Study December 15, 2014

Research suggests that some children may be 'wired' to crave sweet foods

Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier? December 10, 2014

Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' October 16, 2014

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids March 17, 2014

Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

Health Tip: Baking With Less Sugar March 07, 2014

Don't be afraid to cut back

Health Tip: Cut Down on Sugar February 21, 2014

Watch how much you eat and drink

Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes February 14, 2014

USDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day... February 14, 2014

Here are some alternative gifts for a loved one with diabetes

Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble February 03, 2014

Sugar can be 'hidden' in savory foods as well as desserts and soda, experts note

Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More December 06, 2013

Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

Poor Diet May Spur Inflammation-Related Health Problems November 08, 2013

Eating too much sugar and unhealthy fats linked to cancer and early death in study

Halloween Treats Can Spook Kids' Teeth October 30, 2013

Dentists offer cavity-prevention tips

California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report October 18, 2013

Daily consumption of soda, sports and energy drinks contributes to obesity crisis, experts warn

Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says October 07, 2013

Sugar-packed 'sports drinks' among products hawked in lucrative ad campaigns

Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says October 04, 2013

Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself

Gel May Offer Simple Treatment for Newborns With Low Blood Sugar September 26, 2013

However, U.S. experts say inexpensive medication is promising but needs more research

Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain September 20, 2013

Study unclear whether this helps or hinders people trying to lose weight

Nearly 60 Percent of Uterine Cancer Cases Preventable: Report September 11, 2013

Women who exercise, maintain healthy weight and drink coffee daily may cut their risk

In Type 2 Diabetes, Gut May 'Taste' Sugar Differently August 28, 2013

Small study suggests people with condition absorb glucose more rapidly

Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show July 12, 2013

Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat? June 25, 2013

After years of drinking only soda, no water, her potassium levels dropped too low, report says

Soda Size Limits Could Aid Fight Against Obesity, Experts Say June 12, 2013

Ban would mostly affect overweight Americans, and would not discriminate against poor, findings suggest

Skepticism Needed When Buying Foods Labeled 'Healthy': Expert June 11, 2013

Products to avoid include veggie chips, muffins and frozen yogurt, dietitian says

Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study June 10, 2013

But most elementary schools are in districts or states that don't limit sales of fat, sugar, salt to students

Health Tip: Bake With Less Sugar May 14, 2013

You probably don't need as much as you've been using

Fast Food Hasn't Gotten Much Healthier, Study Says May 08, 2013

Researchers analyzed 14 years of menus from familiar U.S. chains

12 Ounces of Sugary Soda a Day Raises Diabetes Risk: Study April 25, 2013

European researchers found odds rose by up to 22 percent at this level of consumption

Kids of Better-Educated Parents Have Healthier Diets: Study March 31, 2013

European research compared nutritional choices such as fruits and veggies, sugary drinks

Sugary Drinks Tied to 25,000 U.S. Deaths a Year March 19, 2013

Study estimated beverages' role in worldwide obesity and heart disease, diabetes, some cancers

Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids March 12, 2013

And sugary beverages go hand-in-hand with fatty foods, like pizza and fries, study finds

Cut Back on Sugar to Lose Some Weight January 16, 2013

Limiting intake seems to have small but significant effect on body weight, study says

Diet Drinks Tied to Depression Risk in Older Adults: Study January 08, 2013

Higher odds also seen for regular soda drinkers

Is Fructose Making People Fat? January 02, 2013

Simple sugar found in high-fructose corn syrup and elsewhere is tied to appetite changes in study

Holidays Spell Trouble for Folks Unaware They're Diabetic December 25, 2012

High-salt, high-fat foods may put these people at risk for heart attack, stroke