Published on: June 9, 2020
The American Cancer Society has updated its guideline on diet and physical activity for cancer prevention. Staying at a healthy weight, staying active throughout life, following a healthy eating pattern, and avoiding or limiting alcohol may greatly reduce a person's lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer.
Published on: January 17, 2020
Experts say simply writing down what you eat can help you keep off unwanted pounds. Downloadable diaries and online trackers make the job easier.
Published on: September 27, 2019
Not all fats are bad for you. Choosing the right fats – in the right amounts – can be important to maintaining good health.
Published on: August 23, 2019
Two is the healthiest number. From quitting smoking to getting more exercise to losing weight, you’re more likely to succeed if your significant other joins you.
Published on: April 23, 2019
Being overweight or obese puts you at greater risk for some types of cancer. Learn about the connection between weight and cancer – and what you can do about it.
Published on: March 5, 2019
If that new diet sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Instead of joining the latest weight-loss craze, make smart lifestyle changes that add up to long-term healthy eating and exercise habits.
Published on: January 4, 2019
Portion sizes have increased over the years, making it easier for Americans to overeat. Read about creative ways to cut back on calories by eating smaller portions of meals and snacks.
Published on: November 19, 2018
About 1 out of every 3 children in the US is overweight or obese, something many parents often do not realize. Learn how to recognize unhealthy weight in your child and what to do about it.