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How to Stick to Those Resolutions!

Research suggests only half of Americans stick to their New Year’s resolutions after one month. According to USA Today, the top three resolutions in...

NewsBites January 2024

Healthy Lifestyle May Outweigh a Genetic Risk Factor for Heart Disease Abdominal obesity (a waist circumference of more than 35 inches in women and 40...

Check Your Nutrition Knowledge!

In 2023, we provided the latest evidence-based information on a wide variety of health and nutrition topics—including heart health issues, product labeling, physical activity,...

Big Health and Nutrition Stories of 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, let’s review and update some of the biggest health and nutrition stories of the year. Concerns About Sugar Substitutes....

The Facts About Weight Loss Drugs

The biggest health and nutrition story of 2023 was arguably the exploding popularity of prescription medications to treat obesity, a chronic disease that affects...

New Data on Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a ratio of weight to height. It has been used to group people as underweight, “normal” weight, overweight, or...

For Prevention of Cognitive Decline, Reduced Calorie MIND Diet Not Superior to Simply Cutting...

A randomized, controlled trial compared the impact on cognitive function of a MIND diet with mild caloric restriction to a typical diet with mild...

Breast Cancer and Diet

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we researched the latest information on diet and other lifestyle activities and breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer...

Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome?

About one in three U.S. adults has metabolic syndrome—a group of conditions that together indicate higher risk for a number of serious health conditions....

Should You Try “Intermittent Fasting?”

Carrying excess body fat (particularly belly fat) increases risk for metabolic syndrome (see page 4) and diseases that include cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes,...