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Health Tip: Skip Traditional Barbequed Food June 24, 2016

In favor of healthier options

Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging June 23, 2016

Lots of this dietary nutrient can keep you healthy, functioning, study suggests

Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk June 23, 2016

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness? June 23, 2016

Some foods can trigger sleepiness

Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout June 23, 2016

Consider these energy boosters

Health Tip: Don't Overeat at Restaurants June 22, 2016

Suggestions to help avoid weight gain

Most Americans Are Eating Better June 21, 2016

But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

Health Tip: Eat Mindfully to Help Shed Pounds June 21, 2016

Eat slowly and enjoy every bite

Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA June 17, 2016

Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating June 17, 2016

Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later June 16, 2016

Study found risk increased as weight went up

Heart Disease Down Among Over-40 Americans June 15, 2016

Better control of risk factors such as smoking, high blood pressure likely behind the change

FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device June 14, 2016

Surgically implanted port allows obese patients to drain some contents from stomach after meal

Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes? June 14, 2016

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

5 Diet Drugs: Which Ones Work? June 14, 2016

Side effects are one consideration, study says

Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer? June 13, 2016

Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests

Antibiotics May Blunt Breast-Feeding's Benefits June 13, 2016

Infants given the drugs were prone to infections and obesity in childhood, researchers say

Great Recession Linked to Weight Gain in Kids June 10, 2016

Unemployment has wide-reaching consequences, researchers say

3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too June 10, 2016

They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise June 10, 2016

Suggestions to help ward off illness

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Parents: Stay Mum on Daughter's Weight June 08, 2016

Girls who hear comments on size more likely to be overweight as adults, study finds

Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues? June 07, 2016

Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

Obesity Rates Rising Among Women: CDC June 07, 2016

Though a major health concern, little has changed, expert says

Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight June 07, 2016

Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study June 06, 2016

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal June 03, 2016

Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

Weight-Loss Surgery May Boost Survival June 03, 2016

Overall death risk dropped 57 percent, study says

Severe Obesity May Boost Infection Risk After Heart Surgery June 01, 2016

Excess weight also linked to extended hospital stays, study finds

Genes Might Help Shield Some Black Men From Obesity June 01, 2016

But these same factors don't appear to reduce risk of excess weight for black women

FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods June 01, 2016

Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

Health Tip: Eat Healthier June 01, 2016

Suggestions for more nutritious fare

Calling Your Kid 'Fat' Could Be Counterproductive June 01, 2016

Mom and Dad often misjudge child's weight, studies find

Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease May 31, 2016

Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids May 30, 2016

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue May 28, 2016

Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe May 27, 2016

Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers May 27, 2016

Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican Meal May 26, 2016

Lighten up on fat and salt

What Doctors Aren't Telling Obese, Young Adults May 25, 2016

Too few warn patients of their risk for kidney disease, study says

'Fat Shaming' Begins in First Grade May 25, 2016

Weight bias affects all aspects of obese kids' lives, researchers say

Hormone May Be Linked to Teenage Obesity May 24, 2016

Researchers suspect low levels of spexin might play contributing role

Weight-Loss Surgery Helps Treat Type 2 Diabetes May 24, 2016

45 professional groups say the procedure improves blood sugar control

High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients May 24, 2016

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool May 24, 2016

Those using the device were nearly 7 percent lighter after six months

No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods May 24, 2016

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Most May 23, 2016

Researchers propose regulating number of unhealthy food outlets

Late Dinners Won't Doom Kids to Obesity May 23, 2016

Study found eating after 8 p.m. was not linked to increased risk for weight gain

Could a Low-Salt Diet Hurt Your Health? May 20, 2016

Report suggests restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding

FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label May 20, 2016

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

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