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Diet Soda and Cardiometabolic Risk: Study Does Not...

ATLANTA (March 30, 2012) — The findings presented in the "Dietary patterns matter: diet beverages and cardiometabolic risks in the longitudinal Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study" confirm what previous studies have shown about the importance of total diet, but fail to show that beverages sweetened with low-calorie sweeteners...

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Even a Little Exercise Can Help Improve Heart...

Women Benefit More Than Men According to Research Hit the gym for a quick walk before or after work. Look for a parking space that isn’t closer in the lot. Take the steps instead of the elevator. Go for a family walk after meals. Basically, even a little exercise can...

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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.