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Diabetes Rates Higher in Countries Using Lots of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Study

But critics say this research doesn't prove the sweetener is any worse than other sugars

Colorful Fruits, Vegetables May Be Key to Cancer-Fighting Diet

Fall favorites -- apples, cranberries, sweet potatoes -- are beneficial all year long, expert says

Health Tip: Eat Well While Traveling

Suggestions for making healthful choices

Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women

Study suggests natural plant estrogens aren't effective for menopause symptoms

Muscle-Building Teens May Go to Extremes, Study Finds

Desire for toned physique sometimes leads to harmful behaviors, research shows

Health Tip: Fuel Your Body for Resistance Training

Eat enough whole grains, experts advise

Food Safety Tips For a Worry-Free Tailgating Party

For starters, never leave cooked foods out for more than 2 hours

Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving

Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

Does Eating Fish During Infancy Cut Asthma Risk?

Researchers say timing is key, but one expert advises against seafood for babies

Diabetes Prevention: Start Small, Experts Say

Here are some simple ways to keep type 2 diabetes at bay

Alcoholic Drinks Add 100 Calories a Day to Average Adult's Diet: Study

Over time, even that amount can help pile on unwanted pounds, experts note

Health Tip: Teach Kids About Smart Snacking

Make fresh fruits readily available

Don't Turn to Holiday Food as a Way to Deal With Stress: Expert

Instead of eating, cope with problems by taking a walk, calling a friend or reading a book

Health Tip: Eat Enough Legumes

They're healthy and low in fat

Sugar 'n' Spice Not Always Nice

Allergies to cinnamon, vanilla and more can put a crimp on everyday life

Energy Drinks Disrupting U.S. Soldiers' Sleep: CDC

Study found that nearly half of those serving in Afghanistan consume at least one daily

High-Carb Diet Linked to Colon Cancer Recurrence in Study

Other dietary factors also seemed to increase risk of cancer return

Hispanics More Heart-Healthy Than Other Americans: Study

Poor diets and obesity are still common, however

For Kids, Eating Out = More Calories

Healthier restaurant choices and eating at home are ways to keep calories under control, experts say

Fish Oil Won't Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery: Study

But that doesn't mean longer-term use won't help the heart, experts say

Gene-Tweaked Tomatoes, Probiotics Aim to Lower Your Cholesterol

Mouse and human trials show nonpharmaceuticals have beneficial effect

Multivitamins Won't Help Men Ward Off Heart Disease: Study

Major trial with more than 11 years of follow-up shows no benefit for heart attack, stroke

Eating Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk in Whites: Study

But no link found among black women; more research needed, researchers say

Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients

Other studies found race, income also play a part in how well disease is controlled

Health Tip: Enlist a Dietician

For a customized eating plan

Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study

Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults

Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says

Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

Learning How to Keep Pounds Off Before Dieting May Work Best

Study found strategy boosted long-term results in women trying to lose weight

Junk Food Hurts Your Arteries, But Healthy Meal Might Help

Veggie and salmon fare encourages blood flow, but sausage, egg and cheese meal restricts it, study finds

Fish, But Not Fish Oil Supplements, May Shield Against Stroke

Two servings per week of an oily fish such as mackerel or sardines seemed beneficial, study found

Health Tip: Grill Healthier

Avoid the fattier meats

'The Biggest Loser' May Sour Viewers on Exercise, Study Finds

Expert says popular show is more daunting than motivating

Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwiches May Slow Down Blood Flow: Study

Blood vessels acted differently after downing of two high-fat servings

Eating More Meals Linked to Less Student Overweight

Tri-state study also adds to research on sodas, screen time and school sports

Tips on Keeping Food Safe When the Power Goes Out

But when it doubt, throw it out, food safety experts warn

Study IDs 4 Key Habits of Successful Aging

Exercising, not smoking, moderate drinking, eating fruits and vegetables may help thwart chronic disease

Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study

Resveratrol taken as a pill offered no benefits for those without health issues

Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween

You don't have to serve up 'junk food'

Doctors Warn About High Levels of Caffeine in Some Energy Drinks

Concerns follow reports that Monster beverages may have been linked to five deaths in recent years

Beans a Boon for People With Diabetes, Study Finds

Eating more legumes, such as beans, lentils and chickpeas, can lower blood sugar, blood pressure

Kids With Stressed-Out Parents Eat More Fast Food: Study

Child obesity was more likely as parental stress scores rose

Little Evidence Organic Food Better in Long Run: Report

But pediatricians' group acknowledged that lower pesticide levels may be better for growing brain

High-Carb Diet in Old Age Linked to Mental Decline

Elderly who consumed the most carbohydrates, sugar had more memory, thinking problems, study finds

Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women

Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

Could Green Tea Help Fight Prostate Cancer?

Drinking six cups daily before prostate removal surgery lowered disease-related inflammation levels

Brain Scans Suggest Downside to Skipping Breakfast

Small study found fasting prompts people to seek out high-calorie foods

Antioxidants in Tea, Fruit, Veggies Might Fight Prostate Cancer: Study

Preliminary research found men who consumed more flavonoids had milder form of the disease