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Burden of Obesity Gets Heftier
Obesity has been shown to contribute to fatal coronary artery disease, regardless of other risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol.
Stayin' Alive, with Fiber!
Dietary fiber intake may be linked to lower death risk from cardiovascular disease, infection and respiratory disease, according to a new study.
A Fat Camp that Works
Children and adolescents who participated in a specific weight-management program were able to lose weight and maintain that healthier weight a year after the program ended, according to a recent study.
Lose Your Lunch
Portable pedal machines could address the health-impairing effects of sedentary jobs, according to a new study.
Make a Superfood More Super
Broccoli's cancer-fighting power is all in how you prepare and eat the vegetable, according to a new study from the University of Illinois.
Sodium Slayers Face Less Stroke Risk
High salt intake, regardless of a diagnosis of hypertension , has been shown to increase risk of ischemic (blood clot) stroke, according to a new study.
Process This: Babies Who Eat Better May Grow Up to be Smarter
A new analysis finds that children who eat primarily processed foods that are high in sugar and fats may have lower subsequent IQs than children whose diets include high vitamin and nutrient-rich content.
Yes, But is it Because the Food Isn't That Good?
A new study finds more than one in three hospitals in Australia house malnourished patients, and as many as 70 percent of patients in nursing homes are malnourished.
The Good Kind of Fat
Recent research from Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health indicates polyunsaturated fats may help protect gums from disease.
Saved by Salmonella?
Using one bug to combat another, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are hard at work on experiments that may one day lead to anti-viral treatments using something that most people try to kill; Salmonella bacteria.