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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health. But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it.

10/22/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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Study: Monkeys On Low Calorie Diet Live Longer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, knowing your body mass index, achieving and maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular physical activity are all actions you can take for yourself to combat obesity.

04/01/2014

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Study: Humans Burn Half The Calories As Other Mammals

According to a new study, humans and other primates burn half as many calories each day compared to other mammals.

01/16/2014

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Coke Goes Global With Anti-Obesity Push

Coca-Cola says it will work to make lower-calorie drinks and clear nutrition information more widely available around the world.

05/08/2013

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CDC: Children Eating, Drinking Fewer Calories

New research indicates that children are consuming fewer calories than they did at the turn of the century.

02/21/2013

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Sex To Burn Calories? Study Exposes Obesity Myths

Fact or fiction? Sex burns a lot of calories. Snacking or skipping breakfast is bad. School gym classes make a big difference in kids’ weight.

01/30/2013

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Paula Deen Reportedly To Announce Diabetes Diagnosis

Celebrity chef Paula Deen, known best for her calorie-intensive culinary offerings, is expected to announce that she has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes.

01/13/2012

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