The search for the sources of the rising tide of obesity continues. Could cooking shows, with their telegenic celebrity chefs, perfect produce, and amazing kitchens be partly to blame? Or are they just symptoms of a preoccupation with food and cooking?
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Sugar-swilling test subjects performed tasks better.
Doctors are on the front lines of medical cost containment. So the recent finding that younger, less experienced doctors “cost” us more money than older, more experienced ones may offer some clues to what it takes to cut medical expenses.
Tomatoes are the most widely-consumed fruits and vegetables around. They are also our most significant source of the phytochemical, lycopene. A new study suggests that this most frequently consumed, non-starchy red fruit – or vegetable – and products made from it could help to lower the risk of stroke.
Researchers at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in New Orleans (Oct 13-17) presented studies showing how stress, no matter its cause, alters brain circuitry in ways that can have long-term effects on mental health.
Frankly, we’ll find any excuse we can to indulge in a cup of joe — or four. So when the Internet blows up with the latest medical study touting the newest health benefits of coffee, we’re all ears.
It’s almost October and that means it’s almost Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This marks the sixth year of our Pink Ribbon Campaign, made possible by our partnership with Breastcancer.org, the leading online resource for breast health and breast cancer information and support.
There’s an unexpected new trigger to what may be making your child overweight. This time, it’s not too much TV, too much junk food, or even genetics.
It includes salmon terrine, chicken casserole, and yogurt blancmange.
We try so hard every day to follow all the latest suggestions on what to eat, and what to ban from our refrigerators. (Choosing so-called health foods that aren’t actually healthy, for example.) Yet misunderstandings abound.