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Study: Cheeseburgers As Bad For You As Cigarettes

Eating a cheeseburger could be as bad for you as smoking cigarettes. This is according to researchers at University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology, who tracked the diets of more than 6,300 over 50 for almost two decades.

03/05/2014

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Iowa Health Official Warns Against Tapeworm Diet

The medical director for the Iowa Department of Public Health is warning against the tapeworm diet. A physician sought the department’s help for a patient who said she’d swallowed a tapeworm she’d bought over the Internet.

08/16/2013

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Is Juicing Worth The Extra Time And Money?

It’s hard to argue against the benefits of eating your fruits and vegetables. But what about drinking them? Juicing, the process of extracting juice from plant tissues, is a nutritional trend that’s growing in popularity.

08/14/2013

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Study: Americans Need To Put Down The Salt Shaker

A new study out today confirms what we’ve known for some time, Americans need to put down the salt shaker.

02/11/2013

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What’s The Top-Rated Diet 3 Years Running?

If you’re trying to lose weight and build a healthier body, which diet really works?

01/09/2013

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Best And Worst Diet Trends Of 2012

Each year, a slew of new diets make “too good to be true” claims about losing weight fast with minimal effort. However, some eating trends have real staying power.

01/02/2013

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Mayo Clinic: Sugar-Rich Diets Linked To Cognitive Impairment In Seniors

A Mayo Clinic study finds a link between sugar-rich diets and brain function in seniors.

10/16/2012

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Why Are More People On Gluten-Free Diets?

Nearly 2 million Americans have celiac disease and should avoid eating gluten. However, as little as a decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating the protein that’s found in bread and other foods.

08/02/2012

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Do Diet Drugs Really Work?

Two new diet drugs are the first to be approved in more than a decade. Both Belviq and Qsymia helped people lose weight in clinical studies, but they do it in very different ways.

07/24/2012

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High-Fat Diets Healthier Than Expected, Study Finds

A new study shows a controversial diet plan may actually be the quickest way to safely shed pounds.

06/01/2011

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