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diet

Diabetes—deadlier for women?

Researchers are trying to understand the connection between the condition and coronary heart disease in women.

Setting the table for weight loss

A dietitian offers 7 tips for making small changes that can lead to big results.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

Heart patients, meet Omega-3s

Healthy fatty acids may deliver a brain power boost.

Want better health? Shun fad diets and supplements

Whole foods and a Mediterranean-style diet are the ideal nutritional strategies to combat disease and achieve optimum health.

Intermittent fasting: Is it right for you?

A dietitian sizes up the latest weight-loss trend.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

9 tips to a gluten-free Thanksgiving

There's a whole lot of natural goodness to be had in plant-based whole foods.

The trouble with salt

Too much sodium reduces thirst, which causes overeating, weight gain and a variety of ailments.

Is it time to scrutinize sweeteners?

Pediatrics group calls for more research into artificial sweeteners and their effect on children's health.

Is meatless meat good for you?

The latest food craze looks, tastes and feels like real meat—but at day's end, it's still a processed food.

Coffee—a magic microbiome machine?

Your gut instinct to enjoy that favorite cup of java may positively influence your overall health.

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