Health News

Junk Food Filled Teens
Keeping kids from eating junk food can be difficult at times. It’s even more difficult these days with all the fast food restaurants popping up everywhere.
Double-Whammy during Pregnancy
Being obese can make pregnancy harder than it already is. Adding type 2 diabetes to that mix makes pregnancy risky for both the mother and the baby.
Belly Fat Predicts Heart Disease
Not all fat is created equal, especially when it comes to men with excessive weight around the middle. Some with added belly fat may be at an increased risk of developing heart disease and other serious health problems.
Reducing Risks Could Cut Alzheimer's
Moderate lifestyle changes may seem small, but they can provide large returns in better health. Exercising and smoking cessation are among modifiable changes capable of reducing risk of Alzheimer's disease.
States are Getting Wider
The obesity epidemic is a hot topic and continues to get hotter. Obesity rates have not been declining and it's literally a huge problem.
Overweight kids develop more psoriasis
Overweight children have a significantly higher prevalence of psoriasis - and they are also at higher risk for heart disease that starts in childhood with higher cholesterol levels.
Eat Away Belly Fat
Fat can be tricky because some fat is good for you, but too much is detrimental. Fat found deep in the belly is one of those kinds of fats that’s not good for you.
Natural Anti-Aging Agent - Strawberries
Rainbow Brite and Strawberry Shortcake are at it again - saving the world one person at a time by telling people strawberries are a delicious, healthy fruit that can fight diseases.
Indiana Brings Fruits and Vegetables To You
Fruits and vegetables provide important vitamins and nutrients for healthy development. Still, fresh produce can be very expensive. The state of Indiana may have found a solution.
Fruity Tunes and Veggie Tales Aren't Just for Kids
While most know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, most Americans aren’t eating enough. But California has made progress. What are they doing differently?