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diet

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.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through winter.

Do emotions steer your eating?

Some candid questions can help you understand food choices—and whether you have a bigger problem than you realize.

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.

Heed the sneaky calories

Taste-testing your culinary creations? Dipping into the office candy stash? Those tiny tidbits can add up to big trouble.

Patient Story

Losing the old you

The result of Phill Carr's bariatric surgery has been so dramatic, old friends greet him with one question: "Who are you again?"

The vicious cycle: Sugar, processed foods

Want to end those relentless cravings for all things sweet and salty? Bring on the protein, fiber and healthy fats.

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