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Woman checking blood sugar.

Do We Recognize Diabetes as a True Killer?

Could diabetes be a top cause of death in the U.S., but secondary complications are being blamed instead?

Foods with healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

Are You Eating the Wrong Omega Fatty Acids?

Do you eat too much unhealthy omega-6 and not enough healthy omega-3. Here's what you should know about these fatty acids, and which foods have them.

Teen 'Rebellion' Motivates Healthier Eating

If you’re a parent, you’ve likely tried some reverse psychology on your kids, with results both good and bad. Two studies suggest that teens will choose healthier fare when they think it’s a rebellious act, or being cool, or because they’re inspired ...

Friends eating out at a restaurant.

Why Everyone's Talking About Tailored Diets

Our digestive systems aren’t created equal. But switching to a tailored diet can help boost your health.

Do You Struggle with a "See the Food, Eat the Food" Diet?

A new study suggests that the food we leave out on our countertop is probably a strong indicator of our body mass index or BMI, especially for women. In part one of the study, 500 households in Syracuse, New York, were asked to take an inventory of t...

The Truth About Coconut and Your Health

Coconut products are believed to be healthy alternatives to other fats, oils and even water. But is that true?

Holiday Foods Quiz

Just because holiday dinner is traditionally a feast, it doesn’t have to be a high calorie one. Are you make the right choices?