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Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling October 27, 2016

Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

Health Tip: Looking for a Sweet Snack? October 27, 2016

It doesn't have to be unhealthy

Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens October 26, 2016

Boosts kids' health and self-esteem, and appears to be cost-effective over time, study finds

Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart October 24, 2016

Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests October 24, 2016

Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

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

Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients October 19, 2016

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks October 19, 2016

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare October 19, 2016

Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines October 18, 2016

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier? October 18, 2016

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study October 17, 2016

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

Health Tip: Kids Don't Need a Low-Fat Diet October 17, 2016

Here's why

Health Tip: Health Tip: Risk Factors for Malnutrition October 17, 2016

What makes you more vulnerable

1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey October 16, 2016

And nearly half say they are food insecure

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer October 14, 2016

And type 2 diabetes more than doubles the odds, researchers say

Health Tip: Get Enough Dietary Iron October 14, 2016

Here are good sources

High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study October 11, 2016

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet October 11, 2016

Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Health Tip: Saut&eacute Your Veggies October 10, 2016

Here's how

Day Care Doesn't Encourage Weight Gain in Kids October 10, 2016

After other factors were weighed, analysis found no link

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

How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim October 07, 2016

Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal October 07, 2016

Opt for healthier game-day snacks

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study October 06, 2016

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer October 04, 2016

Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

Health Tip: Skip the Late Night Snacks October 04, 2016

Here's what you should be eating

More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks October 03, 2016

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare September 30, 2016

Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim September 30, 2016

Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

Health Tip: Make Sure Eggs Are Thoroughly Cooked September 30, 2016

Tips to help prevent food poisoning

Health Tip: Health Risks of Childhood Obesity September 29, 2016

Here's what it may cause

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