Diet & Nutrition

2 simple ways parents can help prevent childhood obesity 
2 simple ways parents can help prevent childhood obesity
Portion control can be a challenge for children. But two new studies suggest that using smaller dishes and eating more frequently may help kids cut calories.
Fruit-infused chocolate: New sweet health trend 
Fruit-infused chocolate: New sweet health trend
A new technology aims to lower the fat content of chocolate by adding in fruit juice and other natural sweeteners. Read more.
First Lady’s contest turns kids into chefs 
First Lady’s contest turns kids into chefs
Michelle Obama hopes her lunch recipe challenge will be just the right ingredient to help kids eat healthier.
Scientists name the best diet for your heart 
Scientists name the best diet for your heart
There are many different diets out there to choose from, but researchers just made it a little easier to select the best one for your ticker.
So you think you know how to wash your hands?  Featured
So you think you know how to wash your hands?
Hand washing is one of the simplest and quickest ways to prevent the spread of harmful germs. Hand sanitizer is also easy and effective, but is it better than soap and water? Find out now.
Millions don’t know they’re at risk for diabetes 
Millions don’t know they’re at risk for diabetes
New study sheds light on the alarming number of Americans at risk for developing diabetes.
Gardening seniors nourish themselves, the earth  Featured
Gardening seniors nourish themselves, the earth
Seniors who take advantage of their green thumb can get stress relief benefits while helping to save the planet.