Overweight & Obesity

Mexico targets junk food as obesity takes toll amid pandemic

As more states propose or approve bans on junk food sales to minors, Mexico is seeing the tide turn against high-calorie snacks that experts say have given the country one of the highest rates of childhood obesity and an ...

Health

Western diet tied to adult acne

(HealthDay)—Western diets rich in animal products and fatty and sugary foods are associated with adult acne, according to a study published online June 10 in JAMA Dermatology.

Health

Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits

Sugar consumption is linked with larger fat deposits around the heart and in the abdomen, which are risky for health. That's the finding of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stop using food to reward and punish your kids

At one time or another, just about every parent uses food to reward their kids for good behavior and achievements—or to console them when they're sad or disappointed.

Health

Is sparkling water bad for you?

For many people, the start of a year is a time for new health resolutions—be it eat more vegetables, consume less sugar or drink more water.

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