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eating

Allergies linked to heartburn meds

New research shows people who use antacid drugs are almost twice as likely to need allergy medications.

Programmed to pack pounds?

A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.

Body shape—a gauge of heart health?

Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.

Let the season shape your plate

Buying fresh produce at the height of each season will satisfy your palate—and your purse.

4 steps to stomp salt

Reading the food label, cooking at home and following a few other careful steps can put your sodium intake in its proper place.

Take a seat to eat—it’s the tastier way

Marketing researchers have found that eaters will rate food more favorably when they're sitting down.

The long game

Weight-loss surgery is a game changer for many, but diet and lifestyle are the major factors in long-term success.

Eating out? Mind your salt

A single meal at most restaurants far exceeds the recommended daily allotment of sodium.

Sharpen your metabolic insight

What you did at age 25 won't work at 40, or 65. The biggest trick: Know when to say when at the table.

Snack attack? Go high-protein

Rich in nutrients and protein, soy is an ideal solution for a quick pick-me-up between meals.

Lighten your load

Gaining a deeper understanding of your glycemic index can help you refine your diet for maximum benefit.

5 ways to boost your metabolism

As the years add up, your body slows down. What can you do to keep those calories burning?

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