FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods

FRIDAY, July 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans eat way too much salt, and one reason why is that processed and prepared foods have a lot of hidden salt, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Healthy Fats Can Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating more healthy fats, like nuts, seeds and vegetable oils, while limiting animal fats and refined carbohydrates, can help prevent or control type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.

Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts

TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Cutting sugar -- not calories -- is the key to reducing the risk of heart disease among obese children, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Go Easy on the Condiments

(HealthDay News) -- Condiments can quickly add fat, calories, sugar and salt to your diet without providing much nutritional value.

Health Tip: Logging What You Eat

(HealthDay News) -- If you want to watch your weight, make sure you've got an accurate assessment of what you're putting into your mouth each day.

Don't Let Burns Spoil Your Summer Fun

FRIDAY, July 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As summer kicks into high gear, be sure your fun isn't marred by fires or burns, an expert says.

Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life

TUESDAY, July 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hold the butter, margarine and high-fat dairy: A new study supports the notion that these "saturated" fats are bad for you.

Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spread the news: Butter may not be the unhealthy food many Americans believe it to be, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

(HealthDay News) -- It's disheartening when toddlers skip the vegetables and fruits you lovingly prepare.

Fiber: The Rx for Disease-Free Aging

THURSDAY, June 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Foods rich in fiber not only keep you "regular," they may help you live longer without disease, new research suggests.