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Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk?

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Having a late dinner and heading straight to bed may boost your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests. Spanish researchers analyzed data from 621 prostate cancer patients and…

It's Called Kombucha. But Is It Good for You?

WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fizzy, fermented kombucha tea is the hot new health drink. But experts say it's not clear whether the bacteria-laden beverage lives up to all of its health claims. Proponents say kombucha's…

If It Isn't Real Meat, Say So: Survey

TUESDAY, July 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans believe lab-grown meat should be labeled as different from conventional meat, a new survey finds. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting last week on the safety…

Fatty Fare a Fave for 'Otzi the Iceman'

THURSDAY, July 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Otzi the Iceman had a deep love for high-fat foods, say researchers who analyzed the ancient man's last meal. The oldest naturally preserved ice mummy was discovered in the Eastern Italian Alps…

3 Ways to Promote Healthier Eating

WEDNESDAY, July 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthful diet is easier when nutritious foods are more accessible. But it's not enough to simply buy better choices. To make a habit of choosing healthy over less-healthy options, you…

Mind-Over-Matter to Curtail Calories

TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Your surroundings can play a big role when it comes to overeating. Learning how you respond in various circumstances can help you curb the calories. One study showed that people eat and drink less…

Making the Most of That Fast Food Meal

TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It can happen when you're traveling on business, running late to an appointment, or are simply running out of time to make dinner. You're facing fast food or no food. Use these tips to make the…

Pantry Items That Stay Fresher in the Fridge

FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You may know to keep tomatoes out of the fridge to preserve their taste, but did you know which pantry staples actually do better under refrigeration? While many of the following foods may stay fresh…

5 Ways to Keep That Lost Weight Gone for Good

TUESDAY, June 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight and keeping it off comes down to making permanent changes in the way you eat. Although many eating habits are formed in childhood, it's never too late to improve. But you'll need to reinforce…

AHA: Can a Daily Cup of Tea Do a Heart Good?

MONDAY, June 25, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- The latest study on the coffee alternative suggests at least a cup a day may help your body cling to heart-helping "good cholesterol" as you age. Previous research has suggested more…

Tips to Keep From Overeating at Party Time

THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Dieting can be hard on your social life. You might think it's easier to avoid social events like cocktail parties and even family gatherings because of the temptation to overeat. But there's no…

How Healthy Is Your Diet?

WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- As Americans, we're making some headway in our efforts to improve the quality of our diet, but we're far from ideal levels. Research shows that healthier eating prevented over a million premature…