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  1. BPA in Foods, Drinks Linked to Childhood Obesity

    Sept. 18, 2012 -- Add the risk of childhood obesity to the list of health ills that may be linked to the controversial chemical bisphenol A (BPA), a new study shows. BPA is used to manufacture many metal food and beverage cans. It may act as an endocrine disruptor in the body, meaning that it can af

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  2. Tiny Microgreens Packed With Nutrients

    Aug. 31, 2012 -- They may be tiny, but a new study shows trendy microgreens punch well above their weight when it comes to nutrition. Researchers found microgreens like red cabbage, cilantro, and radish contain up to 40 times higher levels of vital nutrients than their mature counterparts. Microgree

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  3. Weight Loss Surgery Prevents Diabetes

    Aug. 22, 2012 -- Weight loss surgery reduced obese patients' 10-year risk of getting type 2 diabetes by 80%, Swedish researchers report. The study, begun in 1987, already has shown that weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery, can improve blood sugar levels in obese patients. The study ha

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  4. Yo-Yo Dieters Don’t Necessarily Lack Willpower

    Aug. 17, 2012 -- Even if the pounds you shed have crept back once again, you shouldn’t toss out your skinny jeans, new research suggests. A study of postmenopausal women found that yo-yo dieters are just as likely to stick with a diet and/or exercise program as those whose weight hasn’t bounced arou

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  5. State Obesity Rankings: No Winners

    Aug. 13, 2012 -- At least 1 in 5 people is obese in every U.S. state, the CDC reported today. In the most obese states -- Mississippi and Louisiana -- more than 1 in 3 people is obese. But 10 other states are close behind, with more than 30% obesity among adults. The findings come from the CDC's ann

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  6. Are You in Denial About Your Weight?

    Aug. 2, 2012 -- The next time one of your friends asks if he or she looks like they put on some weight, you may want to consider being honest with them -- even if the answer is yes. If so, you will be doing your part to help break through our collective denial about our tendency to gain weight. A ne

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  7. FDA Approves Diet Drug Qsymia

    July 17, 2012 -- For the second time in less than a month, the FDA has approved a new prescription weight loss drug. Qsymia, developed by California-based Vivus Inc., combines two already prescribed medications -- the stimulant phentermine and the anti-seizure drug Topamax (topiramate) -- in a contr

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  8. Food Journal: Write It Down, Shed More Pounds

    July 13, 2012 -- If you want to lose weight, you need to eat less -- and if you want to eat less, it helps to write it down. When researchers studied the eating behaviors of female dieters they found that two of the most important tools linked to successful weight loss were a pen and notebook. Women

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  9. Diet Secret: Small Pieces of Food More Filling

    July 10, 2012 -- Call it the cut-up-food-diet: We feel full faster, and eat less later, when our food is served in small pieces. It works in both college students and lab rats, according to a study by Devina Wadhera and colleagues at Arizona State University. "Cutting up energy-dense foods into smal

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  10. Cranberries Combat Urinary Tract Infections

    July 9, 2012 -- Grandma's advice may be true after all. Cranberries, long touted as a folk remedy to combat urinary tract infections, may help curb urinary tract infections (UTIs). A new study confirms that cranberry juice and other cranberry products can help prevent UTIs in some people. But it may

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