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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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Nutrition Facts Label to Include Added Sugars, Plus Other Changes

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new version of the Nutrition Facts label for packaged…

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Gluten-Free Diet May Put Your Health (and Your Children’s Health) at Risk

Despite a recent increase in the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease, scientists are puzzled as to why so…

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What is Living Digestively?

If you happened to catch our new commercial, you may already know what it means to live digestively—and there is…

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Toxins in the News: 3 Studies Making Headlines

Most days we give little thought to the thousands upon thousands of chemicals that surround us in our daily lives,…

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U.S. Childhood Obesity Rates Still Rising, What it Means for Our Future

Despite reports of improvement in some areas of the country, it turns out our childhood obesity problem as a whole…

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Why is there Weed Killer in Your Breakfast?

Good question. And one the nonprofit group Alliance for Natural Health USA was asking after it tested about two dozen…

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Does that Burger Come with a Side of Harmful Chemicals?

If it really is true that you are what you eat, it may be time for Americans to stop and…

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Kicking the Sugar Habit Can Quickly Lead to Better Health

Americans love sugar—and our kids are no exception. But our infatuation with the sweet stuff is wreaking havoc on our…

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The Great Milk Debate: Whole vs. Low-Fat or Skim

Since first introduced in the 1980s, the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans (including the most recent edition for 2015–2020) have…

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