4 Tips for Reducing Sodium in Your Diet
May 02, 2012, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Eating too much salt can raise your risk of heart disease, but still, the body needs a little salt. Here are
Weight Loss Reduces Cancer Risk in Overweight Women
May 01, 2012, Anna Azvolinsky, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Women who lose weight saw reductions in their levels of inflammation, which is linked with cancer risk, a new study says.
Healthy Eating Tip: Keep Fruit Nearby and Visible
April 30, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Here’s a simple tip that could help you eat better: Put fruit in a clear bowl and keep it nearby.
The Truth About Red Food Dye Made from Bugs
April 27, 2012, Luke Yoquinto, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
If the idea of eating red food dye made from bugs grosses you out, consider that if it doesn't come from a bug, it may come from something worse.
Blueberries and Strawberries May Ward Off Mental Decline
April 27, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Fruits high in flavonoids may protect against cognitive decline, new research from Harvard says.
How to Avoid Denial and Begin Losing Weight
April 25, 2012, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Being in denial about your weight can only make it harder to lose weight and be healthy. Here are some tips for avoiding this trap.
Clue to Centenarians' Longevity: A Mediterranean Diet
April 24, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Researchers interviewed people living in mountain villages on the island of Sicily, who had lived to the age of at least 100, to find out their secrets to long life.
Daily Soda Consumption Increases Stroke Risk
April 20, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Daily consumption of regular soda may increase the risk of stroke.
Are You Feeding Your Depression?
April 18, 2012, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Eating junk food when you feel depressed might lead to a vicious cycle of emotionally-charged eating, and feeling bad, recent studies suggest.
Salt Levels in Fast Food Depend on Where You Buy It
April 16, 2012, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
Chicken McNuggets sold in the United States are saltier than those sold in Europe.
The Truth About Aspartame
April 13, 2012, Luke Yoquinto, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
In 1965, aspartame was discovered by accident. It's effects of health remain controversial today.
Why Is Too Much Salt Bad for You?
April 12, 2012, Lauren Cox, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Most people's diets contain too much salt, but what exactly does salt do to your health?
Healthier Ways to Enjoy Chocolate
April 11, 2012, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Chocolate might be be good for you, but sugar is not. Here are tips for eating chocolate with less sugar.
Weight-Loss Programs May Yield Best Results for Obese
April 10, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Researchers at Harvard Medical School asked obese people who had tried to lose weight what strategies they had used, and whether the weight-loss strategies worked. Here's what they found.
Study Finds 3 Ways Parents Can Cut Kids' Soda Consumption
April 05, 2012, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
Researchers looked to see which parenting practices were linked with kids drinking less soda, and which practices made little difference.
Compounds in Berries May Ward Off Parkinson's
April 04, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Regular consumption of berries may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease, particularly in men.
5 Tips for Getting More Fruit into Your Diet
April 04, 2012, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Most people don't eat enough fruit. Here are some easy ways to get more fruit into your diet.
Most in US Get Enough Vitamins & Nutrients
April 03, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
Most Americans get adequate levels of vitamins and nutrients, but some ethnic groups show deficiencies.
Is Your Job Derailing Your Diet?
March 29, 2012, Deborah Enos, CN, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Stress at work can leave you reaching for unhealthy comfort foods. Here are five tips for avoiding this trap.
Chocolate Eaters Are Slimmer
March 26, 2012, Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer
People who eat chocolate frequently tend to be thinner than those who eat it less often.
The Truth About Potassium Bromate
March 16, 2012, Luke Yoquinto, MyHealthNewsDaily Contributor
Potassium bromate, a food additive that can help bread dough hold together, is banned in several countries, but legal in the U.S.
White Rice Linked to Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says
March 16, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
People who ate more white rice had a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study found.
Nitrogen Contamination Found in California Water
March 13, 2012, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff
One in 10 people living in a productive agricultural area of central California is at risk for nitrate contamination in their drinking water.
Does Ginger Help with Nausea?
March 13, 2012, Fred Cicetti, MyHealthNewsDaily Columnist
Ginger has traditionally been used to treat stomach aches, nausea and diarrhea, but does it bring real benefits, or this an old wives' tale?
Vitamins and Supplements May Lead to Earlier Death
March 12, 2012, Karen Rowan, MyHealthNewsDaily Managing Editor
People who reported taking vitamins or supplements were more likely to die over a 10-year period than people who didn't take them, a new study from Finland says.