High-Fat Meals Cause Immediate Changes in Healthy Liver Function

German scientists caution that eating just one meal loaded with unhealthy fats causes immediate changes in liver function that may…

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Just One Sugary Soft Drink a Day Boosts Prediabetes Risk

It may not seem like a lot, but drinking just one can of sugary soda each day may be putting…

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Here’s Why Skimping on Sleep May Not Be a Good Idea

Studies tell us that too little sleep can cause changes in memory, mood and behavior, but a lack of sleep…

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Rising Obesity Rates Linked to Diabetes, Poor Heart Health

Obesity continues to be one of our most prominent health challenges, affecting more than a third of all adults in…

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Are Obese People More Likely to Crave Sweets?

The older we get, the less we crave sweet foods. In general this is how the science goes, partly because…

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Too Much Fructose Harms the Brain, But Omega-3 DHA May Help

The standard American diet is loaded with fructose. And not the healthy, high-in-fiber, straight-from-the-fruit kind, but the heavily processed kind…

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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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Dropping Just 5% Body Weight Benefits Your Heart

When it comes to heart health, small changes often provide big benefits. That was certainly the case recently, when researchers…

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Can Probiotics in Early Infancy Help Reduce Diabetes Risk?

Yes, say researchers at the University of South Florida in Tampa. In a study involving roughly 7,500 children in the…

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Study Spotlights Need for Diabetes Education

According to an eye-opening study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, roughly half of all adults in…

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Eat Protein & Veggies First for Healthy Blood Sugar

From previous studies we know that a healthy diet plays a role in diabetes control and prevention. In addition to…

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Healthy Diet Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

In a joint review conducted by Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard School of Public Health, researchers found that diet and…

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3 Good Reasons to Add More Fiber to Your Diet

You may know about the health benefits of fiber, but are you getting enough of this important nutrient on your…

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Cocoa Offers Heart-Healthy Benefits

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle are looking at…

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