Health

How to head off holiday weight gain

From Halloween through New Year's, holiday weight gain affects people the world over and, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, it can happen with any major holiday, not just the winter ones.

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High-protein snacks that satisfy

(HealthDay)—Does your typical afternoon snack leave you feeling unsatisfied and reaching for more? If your pick-me-up is a bag of salty chips or a chocolate bar, a better (and healthier) way to go is with a high-protein ...

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The lowdown on low-fat milk (It's all good)

(HealthDay)—Calcium is best known as a building block of strong bones, and studies show that getting it from the source—milk—is more effective than supplements.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lower BMI, especially in boys, has protective effect in acne

(HealthDay)—Family history, body mass index, and diet are all linked to the risk of moderate-to-severe acne in young adults, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of ...

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Lifestyle changes can make a real dent in obesity

Universities need to work with industry to develop realistic solutions to harmonize food systems with human health, according to panelists at a Morrison Hall symposium on Oct. 28.

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