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  • Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

    Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV
    A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching...
  • Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.

    Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.
    Imagine for a moment that all of the nation's fast-food establishments--all the striped awnings and golden arches, the drive-thru windows, the beckoning dollar deals and wafting odor of French fries--were to vanish overnight. Would the number of our...
  • Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes

    Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes
    For people with Type 2 diabetes who had hoped that their love handles might serve some purpose by reducing their risk of premature death, Harvard researchers have some bad news: The “obesity paradox” does not exist. “We found no...
  • Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program

    Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program
    How are those new 2014 workouts going? Need a little inspiration boost? We talked to four prominent trainers and fitness personalities in hopes of finding keys to helping you work out — successfully — for years to come. Harley Pasternak, 39,...
  • Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool

    Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool
    It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet,...
  • A plant-based diet has impressive benefits, including longer life

    Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy. People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
  • Signs encouraging employees to take the stairs may work

    Signs encouraging employees to take the stairs may work
    Better access to stairs in office buildings - and prompts reminding people to use them - might encourage workers to get more exercise, a new study suggests. That sort of access has already been shown to increase physical activity in places like subway...
  • 'Ain't nothin' but a chow hound'

    (The following is excerpted from Liz's book "Dishing.") Seven percent of Americans believe Elvis is alive. His estate still earns $35 million a year. Everyone has read how overweight we are. Diet-guilty, we watch, with tongues hanging out, as the current...
  • The Weight Is Over

    The Weight Is Over
    After bariatric surgery, a mother and daughter have lost a total of 310 pounds After a lifetime of unsuccessful dieting, Nancy Padilla and her daughter Nicole knew they had to do something different. And now, a year and a half after both underwent...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Eat plant-based foods for health

    Environmental Nutrition People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh less, and have healthier diets. They even have a lower carbon footprint. These were the impressive findings from the landmark study Adventist...
  • Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk

    Eating tree nuts tied to lowered obesity risk
    A new U.S. study adds to growing evidence that nuts - once considered too fattening to be healthy - may in fact help keep weight down, in addition to offering other health benefits. Researchers found that study participants who ate the most tree nuts -...
  • Mediterranean diet may protect against diabetes

    Mediterranean diet may protect against diabetes
    Without cutting back on calories, adopting a Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil may protect people at high risk for heart disease against diabetes, a new study found. Researchers who analyzed data on more than 3,500 people at an...