Americans Buying Less Salt-Laden Foods

MONDAY, June 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' addiction to salt may be waning, as food manufacturers gradually cut amounts in their products and consumers opt for less salty fare, a new study suggests.

Diet Journaling Made Easier

MONDAY, June 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It's the dieter's Catch-22:

Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives

SATURDAY, June 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug that targets a specific gene mutation can battle a range of advanced cancers in adults and children, researchers are reporting.

Wild 'Death Cap' Mushroom Seriously Sickens 14 in California

THURSDAY, June 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A bumper crop of deadly wild "death cap" mushrooms in northern California is likely to blame for the poisonings of 14 people in December, health officials say.

Health Tip: Grill a Healthier Meal

(HealthDay News) -- Summer is grilling season -- time to leave the kitchen and to fire up the barbecue.

The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Fresh fruits are loaded with fiber, antioxidants and other great nutrients. And studies show that eating fruit whole gives you the most of this food group's potential benefits, like helping to prevent heart disease, stroke and some types of cancer.

Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who recognize food brands such as Coca-Cola, M&M's, KFC and Pringles may be more likely to be obese, a new study says.

Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating

TUESDAY, May 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- We've all come up with excuses for eating when we're really not hungry, like dealing with a difficult boss or a bad breakup. But what's worse is pigging out because you've got nothing better to do.

Health Tip: Check Packaged Produce

(HealthDay News) -- Untouched canned or frozen fruit and vegetables may be just as nutritious as their fresh counterparts. But added ingredients may make them less healthy.

To Lose Weight, Start With Dairy Swaps

MONDAY, May 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Losing weight comes down to simple arithmetic: Eat fewer calories than you burn off.