| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:00 AM
If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long.
That may seem to make...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:24 AM
WASHINGTON — Citing research suggesting that diet soft drinks and other artificially sweetened products actually contribute to weight gain, a new advocacy group is asking federal regulators to investigate whether manufacturers including Coca-Cola...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:28 AM
Eating too much sugar certainly isn’t wise for your waistline, but overindulging in dessert can also add years to your face. “Good nutrition is a fundamental building block of healthy skin,” explains Leslie Baumann, MD, a dermatologist...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Customers who walk into the Columbia Wegmans are met with stacks of flavored seltzer, jams and peanut butter that all have one thing in common: They contain little or no added sugar.
Prominent displays to sway customers to more healthful options are...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:18 PM
Dieters looking to maximize their chances for long-term weight loss should consider trying Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers, according to a new review of clinical trials.
People who used the Jenny Craig program lost 4.9% more weight after one year than...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:30 PM
When you turn over a packaged product in the grocery store to read the nutritional breakdown, it's tempting to look at the calories first. We've been bombarded for years with messages that calories count most when it comes to...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:30 AM
At long last, a group of respected physicians and obesity researchers has stepped forward to challenge the facile bromide that America's weight issues can be easily fixed by diet and exercise.
Take note, glib-talking doctors and legislators, rail-thin...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:53 PM
If you’re trying to lose weight, you could count your calories, keep track of precisely how much salt and sugar your eat, and make sure you hit certain targets for protein, carbohydrates, cholesterol and the various types of fat. Or you could set...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved.
Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
| Feb 11, 2015
Large portions. Fruit juice. Sugar.
How about none of the above, according to Nicole Marchand, registered dietitian at West Boca Medical Center and in private practice at Healthy Steps Nutrition in Pompano Beach.
Especially during National Heart Month...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:24 PM
Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly.
Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking.
The nation's top nutritional advisory...