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Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables? August 04, 2017

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening July 21, 2017

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

Health Tip: Eat Less Sugar July 21, 2017

Suggestions to lower your consumption

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity? July 17, 2017

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later July 10, 2017

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar July 10, 2017

Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label June 13, 2017

Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe May 04, 2017

Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop April 28, 2017

Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes April 14, 2017

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home March 24, 2017

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK March 23, 2017

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep March 10, 2017

Here's what sleep experts say

The Brain Can Produce Its Own Sugar: Report February 24, 2017

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes

Health Tip: Avoid Added Sugars January 27, 2017

Here's how

Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early January 26, 2017

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars January 12, 2017

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

Health Tip: Avoid Useless Calories During Pregnancy December 14, 2016

Sugar-laden foods are a no-no

U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . . November 23, 2016

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks November 17, 2016

Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

Daily Can of Soda Boosts Odds for Prediabetes, Study Finds November 10, 2016

Diet sodas do not appear to pose the same danger, researcher says

Sugary, Caffeinated Drinks Could Cost You Sleep November 10, 2016

Researchers don't know if beverages keep you awake or lack of sleep prompts cravings

Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes November 04, 2016

Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun October 21, 2016

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You? October 21, 2016

A component in cocoa seems to help control blood sugar and inflammation, but there's a caveat

Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study October 07, 2016

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

Eliminate Sweetened Drinks, Cut Kids' Sugar Intake September 26, 2016

Average U.S. child consumes about 80 grams daily, nutritionist says, putting health at risk

Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study September 13, 2016

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens September 08, 2016

Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines September 03, 2016

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids August 22, 2016

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food? August 12, 2016

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

Health Tip: Opt for Healthier Beverages August 02, 2016

Suggestions to avoid needless sugar and calories

Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments July 13, 2016

Make healthier choices

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks July 07, 2016

Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label May 20, 2016

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers April 05, 2016

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

Health Tip: Limit Your Child's Sugar Consumption April 01, 2016

Especially snacks

Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods March 10, 2016

They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

1 in 3 Americans Drinks Sugary Soda or Juice Daily: CDC February 25, 2016

These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

Keeping Your Child's Teeth Healthy February 21, 2016

Oral health expert offers tips on preventing tooth decay

Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle January 14, 2016

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat January 11, 2016

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

Gradual Decline in Soda's Sugar Content Might Help Curb Obesity January 07, 2016

Researchers predict significant decrease in type 2 diabetes as well

Mexico's Soda Tax Linked to Reduced Consumption January 07, 2016

American Heart Association says measure should improve rates of obesity, diabetes, heart disease

Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth November 30, 2015

But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm

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

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