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What’s New with the US Diet
Diets in the United States are getting better, a new study found.
FDA Approves Device for Weight Loss
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new device as a weight management therapy.
A Big Reason to Eat Whole Grains
Eating more whole grains could help reduce your risk of dying prematurely, a new study found.
The Importance of Folate in Pregnancy
Children of moms who had good folate levels during pregnancy may have a lower risk for childhood obesity, a new study found.
Which Weight Loss Rx Is Best?
Which weight loss medication is the best? There may actually be a clear answer, according to a new study.
Infants, Meet Peanuts
Introducing peanuts into your infant's diet may be a good idea after all, according to a new study.
Nature Made Products Recalled
Pharmavite LLC has issued a recall for specific lots of Nature Made® products due to possible contamination.
Obesity Trends: Men Vs. Women
Recent data show the prevalence of obesity increasing in women but not in men, according to a new report.
E. coli Outbreak Possibly Tied to Flour
The FDA, CDC and local health officials have begun investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) infections.
Check Your Pantry for These Recalled Food Items
Several food products, including Clif bars and Kashi Granola Bars, are being recalled due to a potential health risk.