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YouTube Channels Promote Junk Food
Millions of kids see the posts kid influencers put up on social media. It's a new way to advertise unhealthy foods to children.
A Real Coffee Fix
Colorectal cancer can be a killer. But coffee seems to slow the progression of the disease and help people live longer.
The Promise of Online Grocery Shopping
Shopping for food online could be a great way to read labels and get nutrition information. But it's not always working out that way -- yet.
Late Night Risks for Type 2 Diabetics
Night owls not only tend to eat more, they move less -- a very bad combination for people with diabetes or prediabetes.
Unapproved Drugs in “Brain Boosting” Supplements
Many supplements sold to improve memory and thinking contain unapproved drugs usually prescribed for mental disorders and brain injuries.
Help for Aging Joints
There's no cure for osteoarthritis yet, but one antioxidant compound eased knee pain and the need for meds in OA sufferers.
To Retain Muscle Mass, Be Sure to Get Your Vitamin C
We all tend to lose a bit of muscle after 50, but for those who have adequate levels of vitamin C, the loss is not so bad.
Add Nutrition to Your Yearly Checkup
Health depends in large part on diet, but few doctors ask about it. The AHA looked at ways to get a picture of patients' eating habits.
It Pays to Lose
When adults who were obese managed to lose enough weight to bring their BMIs into the overweight range, their mortality risk dropped by 54%.
Quarantine is a Recipe for Obesity
The isolation, lack of exercise opportunities and economic hardship related to COVID-19 foster obesity. Here are ways to beat the odds.
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