Obesity Overtakes Smoking as America’s Biggest Health Problem

The health burden of obesity in the United States has overtaken that of smoking, according to a new study examining the relative effects of the two problems on quality of life, mortality and morbidity. More than a third of the nation's population is now obese, and nearly the same proportion...

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Sugary Foods Linked to Heart Attack Risk

According to a recent study, women who consume large amounts of certain high-carbohydrate foods increase their risk of heart disease. The study - which was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, an American Medical Association publication - showed an increased incidence of coronary disease in women whose diet is...

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Day 7: 2000 Calories a Day The Healthy...

BREAKFAST Light French Toast (prepared with 2 slices bread dipped in mixture of egg substitute and 2 percent milk) Light Maple Syrup (4 T.) Whipped Diet Margarine (1 T.) Pineapple Rings (2 water-packed) Apple Cider (1/2 cup) MORNING SNACK Vanilla Pudding (1 cup prepared with sugar-free pudding mix and skim...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.