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  1. Stronger Food Smells Linked to Smaller Bites

    March 20, 2012 -- Is the secret to a slimmer waistline found in your nose? A new study suggests that food aromas can make a difference in the amount of food people eat. Dutch researchers found that a food's aroma intensity influenced a person's first bite as well as additional bites. Higher aroma in

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  2. 5 Dietary Patterns Most Americans Fit Into

    March 13, 2012 -- Your race, age, and where you live may influence what you eat, for better and for worse. A new study shows most American diets fall into one of five major patterns: Southern:  Fried, processed meats and sugar-sweetened beverages Traditional:  Chinese and Mexican food, pasta dishes,

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  3. Do Fruits and Veggies Make You More Attractive?

    March 7, 2012 -- Need a new reason to boost the amount of fruits and vegetables in your diet? Consider this: Eating more produce is an all-natural way to make your skin look more attractive, a new study suggests. It's Mother Nature's way of giving skin a healthy hue. In fact, Scottish researchers su

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  4. New USDA Nutrition Labels for Meat, Poultry

    March 1, 2012 -- Starting today, new nutrition labels will appear on raw meat and poultry. A new USDA rule says nutrition information must be available for most ground meat and ground poultry, and for popular cuts of meat and poultry. Before now, the USDA required nutrition labels only on meat and p

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  5. Most Americans Don’t Need Extra Selenium

    Feb. 28, 2012 -- Taking selenium? You may not need to. There’s new evidence to suggest that selenium supplements aren’t necessary for most Americans. They may even cause harm. And if you pop a daily multivitamin, as more than one-third of Americans do, check the label. Many multivitamin and mineral

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  6. FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Weight Loss Pill Qnexa

    Feb. 22, 2012 -- An FDA advisory committee has reversed an earlier decision and voted overwhelmingly in favor of approving the weight loss pill Qnexa. The vote was 20-2 in favor of Qnexa, a combination of two drugs that have long been on the market: the appetite suppressant phentermine and topiramat

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  7. Fructose Off the Hook for Overweight and Obesity?

    Feb. 20, 2012 -- When it comes to weight gain, fructose should not be singled out for blame, a new review of the scientific literature suggests. The review, in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows that excessive calories -- and not any unique properties of fructose -- are more likely to lead to ex

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  8. Gluten Sensitivity: Fact or Fad?

    Feb. 20, 2012 -- Move over fat, salt, and sugar. There’s a new dietary villain in town and its name is gluten. Scan the grocery aisles and it’s impossible to miss the proliferation of products proclaiming that they are “gluten-free.” Pick up a magazine or go online and you are likely to read about y

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  9. Panel to Ponder Fate of Qnexa Weight Loss Pill

    Feb. 17, 2012 -- Once rejected by the FDA over safety concerns, the weight loss pill Qnexa on Wednesday will get a second chance before an FDA advisory committee. Will the second time around be the charm? Qnexa maker Vivus Inc. hopes so. And the company will be showing off new safety data from patie

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  10. Want to Lose Weight? Try Teamwork

    Feb. 17, 2012 -- Weight loss may be influenced by joining a team. A new study shows that people who shed at least 5% of their initial body weight during a weight loss competition were likely to be on the same teams. Those who said their teammates played a large role in their weight loss were more li

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