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Eat fresh vegetables instead of trigger foods during the holidays.
Managing Flares

Say No to Trigger Foods During the Holidays

If you often find yourself overeating during the holidays, follow these strategies to help you say no to trigger foods, and stop a binge before it starts.

Whole wheat pasta with fresh vegetables.
Lifestyle

Low Carb Vs. High Carb Diets

Low carb diets are popular for weight loss and diabetes management. Learn how they compare to modern high-carb diets and their long-term health impacts.

Happy overweight woman eating a salad in the kitchen.
Balance

Mindfulness May Curb Stress-Eating

Mindfulness techniques could help you avoid overeating when you're stressed out, according to this study.

Surgeons in an operating room

Does Mental Health Affect Bariatric Surgery?

Surgeons may refuse to consider candidates with mental illness for bariatric surgery, but this study says that could be a mistake.

Seniors walking in a park.
Lifestyle

Diabetes Risks Rise With Inactivity

Just two weeks of inactivity increases the risks associated with diabetes. Learn how to avoid step reduction and increase your daily activities.

Box of fresh apples.
Living With

An Apple a Day May Keep COPD Away

Research shows that loading up on antioxidants such as apples, tomatoes, and Vitamin C can repair lung damage caused by smoking, and slow decline for those with COPD.

Processed foods on grocery store shelves.
Nutrition

Are Processed Foods Killing Us?

Processed foods may be a major culprit in the obesity epidemic. Learn why eating low fat or low carb might not matter as much as eating real food.

Mature couple eating dinner together.
Nutrition

Low-Carb Diets Different for Men and Women

Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health, but your gender might affect the outcome.

Mediterranean diet.
Nutrition

Foods for RA: An Anti-Inflammatory Meal Plan

There’s no specific RA diet, but these anti-inflammatory food and drink choices can help you fight inflammation every day of the week.

Mother breastfeeding a baby.
Living With

Can You Breastfeed With Breast Cancer?

If you're excited about breastfeeding your baby, but worried about how breast cancer can interfere, here are some promising facts to help you figure it out.