Do ‘early birds’ get the healthier worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits.

March 9, 2017 1

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0

The sour note on fake sweeteners

Childhood use of sugar substitutes jumped 200 percent from 1999 to 2012—and that's not a good thing.

February 26, 2017 0

Cream and sugar, anyone?

When counting calories, remember that most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added.

February 15, 2017 0

Study: Daily soda could up diabetes risk

Dietitian agrees excessive soda consumption is problematic, but adds that study's findings need further research.

February 7, 2017 0

Your recipe for healthier holidays

We nibble here, nibble there and eat heaping portions this time of year. Here's some practical advice for how to curb the calories while enjoying the season.

December 9, 2016 0

7 ways to conquer stress cravings

When life gets hectic, use these save-the-hips tips for avoiding temptation.

December 3, 2016 2

Daily soda boosts prediabetes risk

Long-running study shows how regular sugar intake can batter a person's body on a cellular level.

November 16, 2016 0

Heart group: 9 in 10 kids lack healthy diet

Many children ages 2 to 19 get their calories from simple carbohydrates such as sugary drinks and desserts.

November 8, 2016 0

5 tips for a healthier Halloween

A pediatric dietitian who's also a mom shares some handy tips for handling the inevitable surge of sweets.

October 27, 2016 0

Break the combo

Children consume more calories with fast food combination meals—and sugary drinks are most to blame.

October 17, 2016 0

Sugar companies shifted focus on heart harm

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking to make fat the enemy, not sweets.

September 15, 2016 0