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November 17, 2017

 

A health professional measures an elderly patient's blood pressure.

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Put More Adults In Danger Zone

A panel of health experts has revised the high blood pressure threshold, putting 14 percent more US adults in the category of those who need lifestyle changes.

June 1, 2017

 

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A Little Chocolate Each Week May Lower Risk Of Heart Flutter

A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.

May 8, 2017

 

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This Health Care Firm Is Trimming Costs — And Waistlines

The rising prevalence and cost of Type 2 diabetes has doctors at Geisinger Health System turning to food as a form of medicine.

March 13, 2017

 

bacon

Eating More Or Less Of 10 Foods May Cut Risk Of Early Death

Too much bacon, or too few nuts, can influence the risk of death from heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, a study finds.

January 18, 2017

 

Dr. Daniel Nadeau talks to Allison Scott

Food As Medicine: It’s Not Just A Fringe Idea Anymore

Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.

September 2, 2016

 

cocoa beans

Scientists To Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health

Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health?

April 21, 2016

 

Honey pours over a spoon into a bowl

Study Finds Sweeteners Are Equally Bad For You

A USDA study - partially funded by the honey industry - found no significant health differences between consuming honey, corn syrup or refined sugar.

February 25, 2016

 

Panera's Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich on Tomato Basil bread

Judge Rules NYC Can Require Sodium Warnings On Menus

The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.

January 11, 2016

 

New York Salt Warning

Salt Battle In New York Threatens To Spill Over

A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.

January 7, 2016

 

two groups of foods

Dietary Guidelines Crack Down On Sugar, Red Meat Gets A Pass

The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.

February 13, 2015

 

eggs

Government Considers Reversal in Cholesterol Guidelines

Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.

September 23, 2014

 

fruit

Fruit May Reduce Stroke, Heart Disease Risk

The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.

March 21, 2014

Changing Diets 

Cooked bacon drains on a plate

New Fat Findings Foster Flap

New research has thrown long-held health recommendations over fate consumption into doubt, but some experts are worried consumers will get the wrong message.

December 12, 2013

Got Milk? 

milk bottles on door step

Organic Milk Higher In ‘Heart Healthy’ Fatty Acids

A new study has found organic milk is higher in omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk, but not everyone considers it a health breakthrough.

November 15, 2013

The Final Countdown  

A kernel of popcorn

Activists Cheer FDA ‘Countdown’ To Ban Trans Fats

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.

August 15, 2013

Two (Organic) Apples A Day... 

shoppers buying produce at a farmer's market in the Bronx

New York Docs ‘Prescribe’ Fruits and Veggies

Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.

April 9, 2013

Eating For Trillions 

steak

Gut Bacteria May Connect Red Meat and Heart Disease

Riding a wave of new research on microflora and health, a study published this week suggests a link between the critters in our bellies and heart disease.

March 12, 2013

Sausage Study 

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Processed Meats Linked To Heart Disease, Cancer

A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.

October 10, 2012

Good For Your 

olive oil, leafy greens, tomatoes, walnuts, berries

5 Questions About Superfoods

What superfoods should I be eating? Are they more nutrient-rich when eaten raw or cooked? What makes them so super anyway? Your questions answered!

July 23, 2012

I Heart New York 

close-up french fry wall macro

NYC Trans Fat Ban Cuts Consumption

Four years after New York City's widely publicized prohibition, citizens are eating less trans fats.

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