Diet & Nutrition

Tide turning in the fight against childhood obesity? 
Tide turning in the fight against childhood obesity?
A new report shows a decline in obesity rates among low-income preschoolers in 19 states. Could this be a trend?
Can knee surgery lead to weight gain?  Featured
Can knee surgery lead to weight gain?
Find out why some researchers say people who have knee-replacement surgery are at a higher risk for putting on pounds than those who don’t have the operation.
Cut obesity risk by making lunch fun 
Cut obesity risk by making lunch fun
An expert explains how a dash of creativity with healthy ingredients can turn the brown bag experience into something your kids can get excited about.
Can commuting take a toll on your health? 
Can commuting take a toll on your health?
If you have the option of walking to work, experts say the jaunt may lower your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure.
Sugary drinks tied to obesity in preschoolers 
Sugary drinks tied to obesity in preschoolers
A new study links sweetened drinks to excessive weight gain in kids as young as four years old.
New gluten-free labeling to clear up confusion 
New gluten-free labeling to clear up confusion
The FDA says new regulations regarding food labeling will help millions of people with celiac disease make better nutrition choices.
Are carbs essential for a healthy diet? 
Are carbs essential for a healthy diet?
Experts share why carbohydrates are key to keeping your heart and brain healthy.