Study Finds U.S. Kids are Eating More Low-Calorie Sweeteners

Parents may be interested in a new study that shows children’s consumption of low-calorie sweeteners is on the rise. Typically…

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Is Technology Making Our Teens Heavier?

Seeing a teenager glued to a smartphone or tablet is a common site these days, but is all that screen…

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Fast Food and American Health: Two New Eye-Opening Studies

Americans love fast food. In fact, we spend about $1,200 on it every year, and more than a third of…

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High-Fat Diet Puts Kids at Risk for Poor Brain Health

Teaching children early about healthy eating habits may be an important step toward preserving their mental health and brain function…

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New Report a Wake-Up Call for Childhood Obesity

Worldwide, more than 200 million children and teens are overweight, including more than 75 million young people who are considered…

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New Report Paints a Bleak Picture of Global Air Quality

In September the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report detailing the state of global air quality and its…

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Gut Bacteria and Children’s Health: 2 New Studies

Countless studies have shown that a healthy, balanced gut plays an important role in digestive health, immune health, and much…

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Toxins in Household Dust: New Study Looks at the Big Picture

Although a number of smaller studies have explored the presence of common toxins in household dust, researchers from three prominent…

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U.S. Kids Are Not Heart Healthy, Diet and Inactivity to Blame

The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement this month in the journal Circulation saying that most kids in the…

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For Obese Kids, Cutting Sugar is the First Step to a Healthier Heart

Roughly 4.5 million children in the United States are now classified as severely obese, putting them at a significantly higher…

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Are You Passing Along Healthy Eating Habits?

Kids tend to mimic a lot of what their parents do, and that goes for their eating habits too. In…

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More Americans Saying “No” to Sugary Drinks—But is it Enough?

A new study offers promising news about the American diet, but we still have a long way to go, according…

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Food Allergies: Is More Fiber the Solution?

The number of people with food allergies keeps rising on a global scale, and researchers in Australia believe it may…

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Are Celebrities Sending the Wrong Message about Junk Food?

According to an eye-opening new study published online this month in the journal Pediatrics, music celebrities are making big money…

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Are Toxins Camping Out in Your Tent? Duke Study Uncovers Potential Danger

Camping is a popular vacation activity for many families, but a new study conducted by researchers at Duke University offers…

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