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Red Wine Compound May Help with Alzheimer's
Resveratrol, a compound found in red wine, red grapes, raspberries and dark chocolate, could slow cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a new study found.
Once Daily Weight Loss Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-a-day weight loss formulation.
Commercials and Childrens Diet Choices
Children who are exposed to advertisements for unhealthy foods and beverages may be more likely to make poor diet choices, according to a new study.
Subsidized Foods and Your Health
Eating more foods made from federally subsidized food products like corn, soybeans, wheat and rice may be tied to higher body mass index (BMI) and other health risks.
The Link Between Obesity and MS
Obesity in early adulthood may be linked to an increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study found.
Omega-3s and Your Heart
Omega-3s may reduce your risk of fatal heart disease, a large study found.
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.