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FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'? September 28, 2016

Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

Health Tip: Add Veggies to Most Any Meal September 28, 2016

Suggestions for sneaking them in

Health Tip: Let Kids Make Breakfast September 28, 2016

Here are some healthy options

Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources September 28, 2016

If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

'Spare Tire' May Be Tougher on Your Heart Than 'Love Handles' September 26, 2016

Study links deep belly fat to greater odds for cardiovascular risk factors

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

9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise September 26, 2016

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult September 23, 2016

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark September 23, 2016

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating? September 22, 2016

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds September 21, 2016

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years September 21, 2016

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Report September 21, 2016

Lifestyle, environment likely play bigger roles when dropping pounds, researchers say

Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners September 21, 2016

Here are potential benefits

Obese Kids Have Different Germs in Their Gut September 20, 2016

Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests

Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women September 20, 2016

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills September 19, 2016

More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits September 19, 2016

Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study September 19, 2016

But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead September 19, 2016

Suggestions for cooking in advance

Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods September 19, 2016

Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight

Severe Obesity and Heart Failure September 16, 2016

Study sees link even without other conditions such as high cholesterol or high blood pressure

Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied September 16, 2016

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

Marriage May Help Diabetics Keep Weight Off September 16, 2016

Study also found it lowered chances of risk factors for heart disease among men, but not women

Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes? September 16, 2016

Long-term French study finds an association between the two

31 Million Older Americans Aren't Getting Enough Exercise September 15, 2016

Inactivity boosts their risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease and early death, CDC warns

Diet or Exercise: What's Best for the Middle-Aged Heart September 15, 2016

Study finds each effective, as long as healthy weight loss is the result

Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule' September 15, 2016

Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study September 14, 2016

Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

Health Tip: Too Busy for Breakfast? September 14, 2016

Here are quick but healthy options

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

Pilots on Insulin Therapy Can Safely Fly Commercial Planes: Study September 13, 2016

But they must check blood sugar before and during flights, regulations say

Health Tip: Create a Heart-Healthy Salad September 13, 2016

Staples to make it more nutritious and interesting

Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms September 09, 2016

Because early signs are often easy to ignore, 140,000 women worldwide die of the disease every year

Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Slightly Raise Baby's Cerebral Palsy Risk September 08, 2016

But, study found overall odds remain quite low

Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens September 08, 2016

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

Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study September 08, 2016

Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

A Woman's Weight Has Complex Link to Stroke Risk September 07, 2016

Being overweight ups odds for most prevalent form of attack, but may slightly lower chances for another type

Do Overweight People Fare Better Than Others With Kidney Cancer? September 07, 2016

Study suggests they do, giving insights into potential new treatments

'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study September 07, 2016

Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

Cesarean Birth Linked to Risk of Obesity in Childhood September 06, 2016

Odds even greater when compared to siblings who were born vaginally, study finds

Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years September 06, 2016

But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

Health Tip: Heal Your Body With Nutrition September 06, 2016

The right foods can help with wounds

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?

Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids September 02, 2016

Shut down the iPads and lead by example, study suggests

Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk September 02, 2016

Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

Health Tip: Visit Your Local Farmer's Market September 01, 2016

For healthy, local foods

Want Better Heart Health? There's an App for That August 31, 2016

Smartphones can help keep you on track with lifestyle changes

Weight-Loss Surgery Sheds Pounds Long Term August 31, 2016

10-year follow-up study finds many who had gastric bypass kept weight off

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