Is your diet in for an overhaul? Here's what you need to know.
Eating well is becoming more and more of a science, with new research showing us which foods may lower our risk of disease, and which are increasingly pointed to as the culprits behind ill health. Researchers are looking to better understand how nutrients work in our bodies, with studies that analyze at the diets of people with heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, along with research aimed at helping people to lose weight, or maintain weight loss. From all this research, new advice constantly emerges for people who are dieting, or want to eat more healthfully. With news, features and reference pages, we will provide science-supported tips for improving your nutrition.
The numbers on the scale aren't going down, but the number of Americans who say they want to lose weight is.
Intermittent fasting, or fasting just a few days a week, was initially decried by health experts as unhealthy. But new studies show it might not be so bad.
Most overweight Americans want to lose some pounds, but only half say they are seriously trying, a new poll suggests.
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If you've made the decision to lose weight, you might be wondering where to begin. Here are some tips for getting started on a weight loss program.
Commercials for kids' snacks may lead parents to think the foods are healthier than they really are, researchers suggest.
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If you want to lose weight, a low-fat diet is no better than a higher-fat diets with the same amount of calories, a new study finds.