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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

A Little Excess Weight May Boost Colon Cancer Survival May 19, 2016

Researchers saw an effect, but experts stress that heavier people also have higher odds of getting cancer

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk May 19, 2016

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie? May 19, 2016

Restricting too much could backfire

Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure? May 18, 2016

Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care May 17, 2016

Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review May 17, 2016

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease May 17, 2016

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

Sugar-Free Gum Can Be Deadly for Dogs May 13, 2016

Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, FDA warns

Health Tip: Cleanse Your Body Naturally May 13, 2016

Eat healthy and avoid 'detox' diets

Gestational Diabetes May Lead to More Body Fat on Babies May 12, 2016

Finding held even when mom-to-be's blood sugar condition was well-controlled

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study May 12, 2016

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

Does Fat-Storing Hormone Cause Obesity? May 11, 2016

Researchers evaluate role of neurotensin in weight gain

Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study May 11, 2016

But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

Obesity May <i>Not</i> Take Years Off Your Life: Study May 10, 2016

Research suggests that 30 percent increased risk for early death has disappeared over the past 4 decades

FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy' May 10, 2016

Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

Study Links Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight, Smoking to Heavy Kids May 10, 2016

Childhood obesity seems more likely when mothers are less educated

Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids May 10, 2016

Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

Child's Obesity Tied to Mom's Pregnancy Weight: Study May 09, 2016

Elevated blood sugar may also 'imprint' baby for extra pounds

Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants May 09, 2016

Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

Child Obesity Rates Drop in Canada May 09, 2016

Researchers say kids are still heavy, and public health officials can't become complacent

Harsh Parenting May Harm a Child's Physical Health May 06, 2016

Problems might last into early adulthood, study suggests

Health Tip: Is Your Child an Emotional Eater? May 06, 2016

Here are potential warning signs

Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys May 05, 2016

Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart

Stay Lean, Live Longer May 05, 2016

Researchers found slimmest people had lowest chances of dying in two studies

Why Humans Have Bigger Brains May 04, 2016

Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories May 04, 2016

Food substitutions that will make you feel full

Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days May 04, 2016

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

Why Labradors Often Get Fat May 03, 2016

One copy of a gene variant led to an additional 4 pounds, on average, study found

Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting May 02, 2016

Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler May 02, 2016

Vary your menu to avoid boredom

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored April 29, 2016

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle April 28, 2016

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad April 28, 2016

Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

Psoriasis Tied to Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes April 27, 2016

A genetic link is one theory for the possible association, researchers say

Mom's Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Help Predict Child's Size April 27, 2016

Study also found six months of breast-feeding offered protection against excess pounds in child

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