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  1. Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The top U.S. soda makers have agreed to help reduce Americans' consumption of calories from sugary beverages by one-fifth during the next decade -- by shrinking drink sizes and marketing healthier options. The Coca-C

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  2. The Diet Soda Debate

    Editor's note: This story was updated on Sept. 18, 2014. July 31, 2014 -- When you’re trying to lose weight or keep off extra pounds, can diet soda help? While it has fewer calories than regular soda, some studies show it fuels your sweet tooth.  Also, are artificially sweetened sodas good for your

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  3. 6.4 Trillion Calories Cut From Food Products

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Sixteen major food and beverage companies have made good on their pledge to cut calories in their U.S. products, a new report finds. The companies, acting together through the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, pl

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  4. Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Blood Sugar?

    Editor's note: This story was updated on Sept. 18, 2014. Sept. 17, 2014 -- If you’re one of the millions of Americans for whom diet sodas and artificially sweetened desserts play leading roles in efforts to shed pounds and help prevent long-term diseases like diabetes, new research might give you pa

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  5. U.S. Waistlines Keep Growing, Women Leading the Way

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' belt size continues to inch up, and women's waistlines are widening faster than men's, according to new government research. The average waist size ballooned more than an inch -- from 37.6 inches to 38.8 inc

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  6. Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obese people may be more vulnerable to environmental food cues than thin people because of differences in their brain chemistry, a new study suggests. This finding could explain why obese people tend to overeat

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  7. 'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Weight Loss

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Discrimination against overweight or obese people, commonly known as "fat shaming," does not help them lose weight and may do more harm than good, according to research from London. Being harassed or treated wit

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  8. Contrave, Newest Weight Loss Option: FAQ

    Sept. 11, 2014 -- The FDA's approval on Wednesday of a new prescription weight loss pill offers yet another option for the more than one-third of American adults who are obese. Called Contrave, the new drug is the third prescription weight loss drug to be approved by the FDA since 2012. It's also ap

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  9. Nuts & Your Health: What to Know

    Sept. 10, 2014 -- Once viewed by some as a food too high in calories to enjoy on a regular basis, nuts are getting new respect. Two recent studies have touted the benefits of nuts for blood sugar control. One, published in Diabetes Care, found that eating pistachio nuts daily may help people at risk

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  10. Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost BP: Study

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A few extra pounds might do more than test the strength of that belt around your waist, a small study suggests: You could also boost your blood pressure slightly, even if you gain just 5 percent of your body weight. Fo

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