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Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains September 19, 2014

Include one in your breakfast menu

Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential September 18, 2014

They're the body's building blocks

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby September 18, 2014

Give your body time to recover first

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study September 17, 2014

Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report September 17, 2014

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study September 17, 2014

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report September 17, 2014

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, With Women Leading the Way September 16, 2014

Average is nearly 39 inches, CDC researchers find

Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home September 12, 2014

Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone September 12, 2014

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis September 12, 2014

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing? September 12, 2014

Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy September 12, 2014

Suggestions for what to eat

Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved September 11, 2014

For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues September 11, 2014

Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study September 11, 2014

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

FDA Approves New Obesity Drug September 11, 2014

Contrave combines two existing drugs that treat addiction and depression

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues September 11, 2014

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages September 11, 2014

And avoid extra calories

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study September 10, 2014

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy September 09, 2014

People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women September 04, 2014

But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer? September 04, 2014

Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

Obesity Remains Rampant Across America September 04, 2014

Two new studies present troubling picture overall with state-by-state disparities

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds September 04, 2014

Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact September 04, 2014

And some people are at greater risk of problems

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies September 03, 2014

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan? September 03, 2014

It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study September 02, 2014

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds September 02, 2014

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure September 02, 2014

Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies September 02, 2014

Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly September 02, 2014

But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study September 02, 2014

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline? September 02, 2014

Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries September 01, 2014

Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels August 29, 2014

Have the child check each snack's nutrition

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry August 28, 2014

Things that may spur unhealthy habit

Even Normal-Weight Teens Can Have Dangerous Eating Disorders, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Researchers saw a nearly 6-fold rise in patients who met all criteria of anorexia except being underweight

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks August 26, 2014

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

Bullying Starts Before School Years Begin, Study Finds August 25, 2014

And obese boys more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, researchers report

Today's Parents Less Able to Spot Obesity in Their Kids: Study August 25, 2014

Research suggests they aren't recognizing overweight in children as readily as they did in years past

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity August 22, 2014

Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options August 22, 2014

Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes August 21, 2014

Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds

Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna August 21, 2014

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

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