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Changing Supermarket Layouts Promotes Healthier Food Purchases
Grocery stores are designed to promote certain purchases, especially at checkout. What if they encouraged you to choose healthier foods?
Voluntary Reductions of Salt and Sugar Would Bring Huge Health and Economic Gains
Modest reductions in the sugar in packaged foods and beverages could prevent millions of heart problems, save $4 billion in healthcare costs
A Food-by-Food Look at Longevity
You know what you eat affects your health, and now it has been quantified: Some foods add healthy minutes to life; others take them away.
Kids' Ultra-Processed Food Problem
Foods formulated in factories now account for most of the calories kids eat. Yes, they're tasty and convenient, but what about nutrition?
Don't Stay Thirsty — Hydrate for Heart Health
Drinking too little fluid in midlife is associated with a risk of heart failure in later life. Stay hydrated: Aim for a couple quarts a day.
Not All Milk Makes the Grade
The importance of breast milk, formula and cow's milk is undeniable. But many caregivers are still giving kids unrecommended milks.
It's Probably Not Your Metabolism...
Think your weight gain is caused by a slower metabolism? Think again -- unless you're in your 90s. Consider eating less, exercising more.
Plant Foods Boost Heart Health
You don't have to give up meat to reduce your risk of heart disease. Let plant-based foods like vegetarian chili replace it now and then.
A Colorful Way to Prevent Memory Loss
Deeply colored fruits and vegetables contain compounds that slow cellular aging. Now it appears they can preserve memory, too.
Even Bigger Benefits from Vitamin C
Vitamin C, with its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting powers, is even more crucial to health than we've thought. Here's why.
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