Weight Loss


10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do You...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

July 15, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Obesity Rate Among Preschoolers; Measles Alert...

Obesity Rate Declining Among Kids, Ages 2 to 4, Who Receive U.S. Food Aid, CDC Says The overall childhood obesity rate in the United States...

June 21, 2019 / 4 min read


Ask the Dietitians: ‘Added Sugars’ vs. Natural...

Should you worry about the natural sugar in whole fruits? So what exactly is “added sugar” and why is too much of it unhealthy? And...

April 2, 2019 / 5 min read


U.S. Fast Food is Even Less Healthy...

There is no doubt that the most popular U.S. fast food outlets have more options for consumers than they did 30 years ago. But new...

March 5, 2019 / 3 min read


Diet Drinks Linked to Higher Stroke, Heart...

Researchers now say drinking two or more of any type of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes,...

February 18, 2019 / 3 min read


Here’s Why Juicing is Not as Healthy...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

February 12, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults; Kids...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

February 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Average Weight of U.S. Adults Increasing;...

Average Weight for U.S. Adults Increases, BMIs Near ‘Obesity’ Level, CDC Reports. On average, U.S. adults are getting heavier as the obesity epidemic forges on,...

December 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Avoiding Acid Reflux Via Lifestyle Changes

More than 60 million U.S. adults experience heartburn at least once a month, and at least 15 million as often as daily, according to the...

December 26, 2018 / 2 min read