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Restaurant Menus Are Changing
Have you seen some recent changes to restaurant menus? Thanks to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these changes are here to stay.
Got Celiac Disease? Now What?
These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a grocery store without a gluten-free section. But what does it all mean?
These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Lettuce
With one death reported, the number of cases linked to a large E. coli outbreak continues to rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
5 Common Diet Plans
With summer approaching, a crash diet doesn't have to be your only option to lose those extra pounds. You've got healthier options.
Going Gluten-Free: What You Need to Know
Gluten-free diets, considered a medical treatment to manage celiac disease, are becoming more and more popular. But do you know what going gluten-free is really all about?
Another Reason to Fill Up Your Cup
Because so many people drink coffee every day, researchers have long wondered whether it's healthy. Now, they may have an answer.
Salt and Your Heart
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.
Processed Foods: A Potential Cancer Risk
Eating highly processed foods like donuts and sugary cereals may increase your risk of developing cancer, according to a new study.
How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss
How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, according to a new study.