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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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