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Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study

But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight

Adopt these success strategies

Health Tip: Drink Water All Day

Always carry a water bottle

Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories

They're not the only factor that influences weight

Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret

Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk

Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?

Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight

Target weight loss to a special event

Health Tip: Opt for Alternatives to Soda

And save on calories and sugar

A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier

Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

Health Tip: Enjoy Berries

They're good for you

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients

Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods

Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors

They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt

Serve it for breakfast and dessert

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal

Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

Health Tip: Let Kids Learn in the Kitchen

Hands-on experience can encourage healthier eating

Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain

Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

Many Americans Trying to Cut Their Salt Intake: CDC

Overall, half of adults surveyed recently said they were trying to avoid sodium

Summer Danger: BBQ Grill Brush Wires Causing Big Health Woes

If ingested, stray wire bristles can pierce throat, intestines, public health experts warn.

Surging Food Supply Linked to Global Obesity Epidemic

Boost in available calories comes largely from ultra-processed, inexpensive foods, expert says

Fish-Related Food Poisoning in Florida Under-Reported

Survey finds many more fishermen sick after eating barracuda, grouper than previously thought

Can Orange Juice, Grapefruit Raise Your Melanoma Risk?

Study authors think compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study needed

Diabetes Rates Fall in Neighborhoods With Healthy Food, Parks and Gyms

Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

Health Tip: Eat Veggies at Breakfast

Suggestions for a healthier meal

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

Health Tip: What's Behind High Cholesterol?

Risk factors include poor diet and exercise habits

Order in Which Food Is Eaten May Affect Type 2 Diabetics' Blood Sugar

Eating protein, vegetables and fat before carbohydrates might help, study says

Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?

One bacteria is linked to lower levels of blood sugar, insulin and fat, researchers say