Health

10 food 'shifts' to improve your diet

(HealthDay)—No matter how committed you are to eating healthier and/or losing weight, making drastic changes can be hard.

Overweight & Obesity

Small changes can go far in preventing childhood obesity

In the United States, the percentage of children and adolescents with obesity has more than tripled since 1970. Today, approximately one in five school-aged children (ages 6 to 19) is obese, according to the Centers for Disease ...

Health

Make a healthy game plan for super bowl partying

(HealthDay)—Chips, dips, wings and other fatty and salty things—Super Bowl parties can be a challenge for people with diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol, an expert warns.

Health

Cut the carcinogen in your french fries

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing guidance to the food industry on how to reduce levels of acrylamide - a chemical that forms in foods cooked at high heat, such as french fries and potato chips.

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