The science behind why we snack, and how to do it better

From boredom to corporate marketing, there are a lot of reasons people snack. And not all snacks are the same. Some can boost your diet, while others can leave you feeling bloated and tired. In America, many snackers are ...


Three tips from a dietitian on managing holiday indulgences

Whether it's work parties, social gatherings or family get-togethers, December joins people for holidays and social events centered around plenty of food and drinks. But overindulging during the holiday season can bring unwelcome ...


Making sure your movie snack isn't a box office bust

Snacking at the movie theater is a ritual as old as cinema itself. And with the growing number of options, some may need help navigating the nutritional values of each offering. An expert at Baylor College of Medicine has ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tax on sugary drinks helps health during pregnancy

Taxes on sugary drinks reduce the risk of gestational diabetes and unhealthy weight gain in pregnant women, reports a new UC San Francisco study of more than 5 million women.


Spain to ban ads for sweets targeting kids

Spain will ban ads aimed at kids for high-sugar foods and drinks like choclate bars and soda in a bid to slow a growing obesity epidemic, an official said Thursday.

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