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13 Horrible Drinks and What They Do to Your Body

  Americans have a tough time estimating just how harmful a beverage can be. In his book Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think, Dr...

New Study Says 'Food Deserts' Not to Blame for America's Junk Food Addiction

Americans are fatter and more unhealthy than ever before. In October, a report released by the National Center for Health Statistics confirmed that...

Starbucks' Seasonal Drinks Are a Nutritional Nightmare

Black coffee is a healthy, energizing beverage. From enhanced memory to improved athletic performance, black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cre...

Study Finds That Teenagers Get as Much Exercise as 60-Year-Olds

Before technology became so prevalent, kids spent a lot of time outdoors. They played stick ball in the streets, flew kites, and rode their bikes...

What is 'Added Sugar?' The Addictive Ingredient That's Killing Millions of Americans

Sugar is sabotaging the health of millions of Americans. A 2013 report from Credit Suisse estimated that Americans collectively spend $1 trillion a...

Americans Epically Fail a Fitness IQ Test

Americans aren't doing too great when it comes to fitness. Over 68 percent of adults are considered overweight or obese, and childhood obesity continu...

These 5 Alarming Stats Show Just How Bad the Average American Eats

It's an appropriate coincidence that the acronym for the Standard American Diet is SAD. Also known as the Western pattern diet, the SAD uses av...

Leptin: Could This Hormone Be The Reason It's So Difficult To Keep Weight Off?

Why is it so tough to keep weight off? It's a question many Americans struggle with. A 2015 study found an average obese person who lost more than ...

New U.K. Food Label Proposal Will Scare People Away From Processed Foods

Food goes down incredibly easy. Burning it off? Well, that's another story. This is a major problem facing our society. Too often exercise cannot c...

Is This Common Ingredient Making You Eat Too Much? A New Study Has The Answer

Over 33 percent of American adults and nearly 20 percent of American children and adolescents are obese. These numbers might be a bit of a surprise,...

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