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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,...

6 Big Reasons You Should Be Eating Blackberries

Blackberries are a flavor-packed fruit that is super versatile in the kitchen. A handful of blackberries can increase the deliciousness of almost ...

8 Awesome Benefits of Eating an Apple a Day

Apples are awesome. They're portable, delicious, and, according to research, they deliver tons of helpful nutrients that can help you regulate you...

Living Near Fast Food Could Increase Your Odds of Obesity

According to research published in the British Medical Journal, people exposed to more "takeaway food outlets"  (or, as we know it, fast food) a...

Take Some Time to Understand MSG

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is the form of a naturally occurring chemical, glutamate, and is used as a flavor enhancer and food additive. It is created...