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Obesity

Health 101: How to avoid the freshman 15

August 26, 2016
Ditch the freshman 15 this school year and embrace the ‘freshman five’

Good cholesterol versus bad: The meaning behind the numbers

August 24, 2016
What to know about your cholesterol and keeping your heart healthy

“Healthy” foods that can actually be bad for you

August 10, 2016
You may want to read up before you consider adding these to your plate

FDA finalizes new food nutrition labels

May 24, 2016
Updated design calls out added sugars, reflects realistic serving sizes

The hidden (and the not-so-hidden) costs of obesity

May 19, 2016
Think of what else we could do with $270 billion, if we weren’t spending it on obesity-related costs

Can plastic program your baby to be obese?

May 17, 2016
Chemical found in some plastics could increase risk of obesity, study finds

You Asked: Can you be overweight and healthy?

May 10, 2016
Maybe, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pursue healthy lifestyle choices

10 common elderly health issues

February 11, 2016
Prepare to age successfully with this guide to senior health

New CDC study: Nearly half of U.S. women gain too much weight while pregnant

November 13, 2015

For many pregnant women, the old adage “eating for two” may not be the best advice to follow. A new CDC study found nearly half of U.S. mothers gain too much weight during pregnancy. Is it time for moms-to-be to replace eating “twice as much” with eating “twice as healthy?”

Kids obtain 12 percent of their calories from fast food, CDC study says

September 21, 2015

According to a new CDC study, up to one-third of children in the United States eat fast food every day – receiving 12 percent of their caloric intake from the drive-through. That’s the equivalent of a child eating a small McDonald’s hamburger for lunch seven days a week.