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Study: Fast Food Not Biggest Issue Behind Rise In Childhood Obesity Rates

Researchers have learned that, despite some claims to the contrary, fast food is not the leading cause of rising childhood obesity rates in America.

01/16/2014

Between 2007 and 2012, food companies reduced their products' calories by the equivalent of around 78 calories per person per day. (Getty Images)

Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories

Between 2007 and 2012, food companies reduced their products’ calories by the equivalent of around 78 calories per person per day.

01/09/2014

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Eating Heavier Meals Less Frequently May Contribute To Faster Weight Loss

(CBS Charlotte) — Over the last few years, many diet-conscious people have believed that eating several small meals throughout the day contributes to weight loss. However, new research suggests that eating two meals a day […]

CBS Charlotte–06/28/2013

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What Do We Eat? New Food Map Will Tell Us

Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.

05/20/2013