FRIDAY, Jan. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- American adults are eating healthier diets, making better use of nutrition information on food labels, consuming more fiber and less cholesterol, and getting fewer calories from total fat and saturated fat, a federal government report says.
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Derkien/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It sounds like the liquid version of Peter Parker’s spider bite or Bruce Banner’s Gamma rays: A magic elixir that can take you from average to super-powered with just a few sips. It’s green juice: the modern-day equivalent of Popeye’s spinach, in liquid form.
You've probably heard that eating too much red meat is a recipe for trouble. For every additional portion consumed, health takes a hit, including higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease and colon cancer. Processed and cured red meats seem to have the most deleterious effect, including ham, bacon, and bologna.
Extreme Childhood Weight Loss: Health Implications
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 15-year-old daughter, who is overweight, wants to lose weight badly. She has recently lost about 20 pounds, but I'm becoming worried about how she's doing it. She often skips meals, and she exercises for several hours every day. I want to support her in her effort to lose weight, but should I intervene and encourage her to do it in a healthier way?