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A better way to look at food

(HealthDay)—A "low-energy-dense food diet" sounds like just another weight loss fad, but it's an approach with decades of research behind it.

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Smokers have worse diets than non-smokers

Smokers have worse quality diets than former smokers or non-smokers, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health.

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Choosing colorful, healthy foods

Dear Mayo Clinic: I notice a lot of food products, including cereals, no longer use artificial colors. Is this because food dyes are harmful?

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ACOG: Assess all active women for female athlete triad

(HealthDay)—All active females should be assessed for components of the female athlete triad, with further evaluation if one or more components are identified, according to a Committee Opinion published in the June issue ...

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Government's childhood obesity plan flawed

The Government's childhood obesity plan is based on outdated evidence, shows the Government values corporate profit over public good and is unlikely to solve the New Zealand obesity crisis, according to a new critique.

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