Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking salt pills does little to boost the performance of endurance athletes, new research shows.

Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About a third of Americans say they specifically buy foods labeled "low" or "reduced salt or sodium" when they're grocery shopping, a new study finds.

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens

THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new report has linked a migraine medication to increased odds of eating disorders in some teens.

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds

MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people turn to commercial weight-loss programs to help them shed excess pounds, but there's surprisingly little scientific evidence to show whether or not these plans can help keep weight off for the long-term, a new report reveals.

Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds

THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of packaged grocery store foods included in a new study contained too much added salt, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A number of nutrients can help keep your eyes healthy, and some may even improve your eyesight, an eye doctor says.

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking iron supplements during pregnancy doesn't appear to significantly change any health outcomes for mom or baby, a new review shows.

Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

SUNDAY, March 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Highly processed foods account for more than 60 percent of the calories in products Americans routinely buy in grocery stores, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Even if you've successfully lost weight, a few slip-ups here and there may put you on a road back to weight gain.

Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have found a way that might make chocolate healthier and more delicious.