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5 Foods to Always Have in Your Freezer

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Shopping at specialty stores and farmers' markets is great for getting fresh foods, but that's not always possible, depending on where you live and the season. And sometimes you just don't have time…

Many Americans Slicing Meat From Their Diet

MONDAY, Sept. 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Is America's love affair with meat starting to lose its luster? A new survey finds that many Americans are cutting back on the amount of red and processed meat they eat -- and even some poultry…

Calorie Counts on Menus May Be Trimming Americans' Waistlines

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- With roughly 40 percent of Americans now obese, new research finds that one strategy may be helping Americans stay slim: calorie counts on restaurant menus. Following the passage of the Affordable…

Picky Eating May Mask Larger Issues

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Many children are picky eaters, making every meal a challenge. But for some, the problem goes deeper than not liking vegetables or whole-wheat bread. According to a study in the journal Pediatrics,…

Even High-Fat Dairy Might Be Good for You

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Dairy foods might be your ticket to better heart health, even if you're drinking whole milk and eating rich cheeses, a new study suggests. The study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but folks…

4 Habits That Lead to Better Food Choices

MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The choices you make every day, both big and small, influence your weight and your health. For instance, do you grab coffee and a donut for breakfast or opt for yogurt with fresh fruit? Understanding…

AHA: Nutrient-Rich Diet May Help Heart Failure Patients Avoid Hospital, Death

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- A varied, quality diet could help prevent hospitalizations and even death among patients with heart failure, a new study suggests. Researchers investigating nutritional deficiencies…

Taming Those High-Calorie Temptations

FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's the dieter's tug-of-war: the need to lose weight versus the urge to eat high-calorie foods. Scientists say the easy availability of sweets and other treats has made the desire for them stronger…

Is Dairy Due for a 'Heart Health Makeover'?

TUESDAY, Aug. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For years, nutritionists have warned Americans to minimize dairy in their diets, especially high-fat dairy products. But new research involving 24,000 U.S. adults suggests milk and milk-derived products…

Is Dairy Due for a 'Heart Health Makeover'?

TUESDAY, Aug. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For years, nutritionists have warned Americans to minimize dairy in their diets, especially high-fat dairy products. But new research involving 24,000 U.S. adults suggests milk and milk-derived products…

Is Climate Change Draining Nutrients From Crops?

MONDAY, Aug. 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Rising levels of carbon dioxide caused by air pollution are making crops less nutritious, a new study warns. That could put hundreds of millions of people worldwide at risk for protein, zinc and iron…

AHA: Healthy Dining in Convenience Stores?

MONDAY, Aug. 27, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- People turn to convenience stores to grab on-the-go food while traveling or as the only alternative when fresh food options like grocery stores are scarce. But can you find healthy options…