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Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Grocery Bags: Study March 29, 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

Could Kids' Salt Intake Affect Their Weight? December 10, 2012

Study found those who consumed more sodium also drank more sugary beverages

Diabetes Rates Higher in Countries Using Lots of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Study November 27, 2012

But critics say this research doesn't prove the sweetener is any worse than other sugars

'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say October 03, 2012

Western diet tied to health problems in young rats after just 2 months, study finds

Diets High in Fructose May Harm Liver in Some, Scientists Warn September 17, 2012

Increased consumption of this sugar linked to altered metabolism, energy balance stores

Food-Assistance Program Sees $2 Billion Spent on Sweet Drinks: Study September 17, 2012

Yet initiative's goal is promoting good nutrition

NYC OKs Ban on Big Sugary Drinks September 13, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says initiative is bid to combat obesity; opponents call it intrusion on individual rights

NYC 'Soda Ban' Decision Expected Thursday September 12, 2012

Mayor's attempt to combat obesity comes up against industry, individual rights, opponents say

Water or Sports Drink? September 09, 2012

Plain old H2O is usually the better choice, expert says

Even 'High-Normal' Blood Sugar Tied to Brain Shrinkage September 04, 2012

Scans show memory, thinking regions shrank in those at high end of 'normal' range; more study needed

Sugary Sports Drinks Plentiful at U.S. Schools: Study August 06, 2012

Fewer stock soda, but fruit beverages, Gatorade-like drinks are widely available

NYC Ban on Super-Sized Sodas Would Cut Consumers' Calories: Study July 23, 2012

Researchers find reduction of about 63 calories per fast-food meal

Sugary Drinks Not Replacing Milk as Kids Age: Study July 18, 2012

Children consume more sweetened beverages each day, but also keep drinking milk, 100% fruit juice