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Eat This, Not That! - The Hotspots Edition

HEALTH | By Mike Halterman | Jan 9
It's very important to not feel deprived, but at the same time, it's also important to change your eating habits if you want to live a healthier life. Here are a few things you can eat in lieu of your favorites. Try them; I bet you'll like them!

Critics: Food Industry Influences Dietary Guidelines

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 8
New dietary guidelines from the USDA and Department of Health and Human Services are supposed to tell you what to eat. But critics claim pressure from food industry lobbyists has watered down the guidelines. Anna Werner reports.

How to Incorporate More Vitamins and Minerals Into Your Diet

HEALTH | By Mike Halterman | Feb 21
We are some of the most overfed people in the world, but also some of the most malnourished. How do we fix that? Here are some pointers.

Sodexo Food Service Company Pledges Better Meals

HEALTH | By Darlene Superville | Mar 15
One of the nation’s largest food service companies, Sodexo, is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.

Six New Superfoods Everyone Will be Eating in 2014

FOOD/DRINK | By Mike Halterman | Feb 22
Forget kale, forget the goji berry and forget quinoa. Those superfoods are so 2013. This year, there are many new, trendy super foods - here are six to try.

Women, It’s "Your Turn" to Reach Your Fitness Goals

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 2
Women are helping other women get in shape and reach their fitness goals with Your Turn, a new community nonprofit.

To Fight HIV, Eat Smart

HIV/AIDS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 23
The best way to fight HIV infection is to avoid fad diets, eat sensibly, and drink plenty of water. Tea, yogurt, dark chocolate, and wine? All more than OK!

Gold Star Nutrition Labels Appear to Work

FOOD/DRINK | By David Sharp | Oct 25
A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.

Six Ways to Stay Energized

GROOMING | Oct 28
The change in weather, the shorter hours of sunlight, and the additional urges to wear that sweatshirt and sleep in - these are all signs that winter is fast approaching and your energy levels are hibernating.

Energy Drink Industry Probed by New York

FOOD/DRINK | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Sep 9
High-octane energy drinks including 5-Hour Energy and Monster that promise healthy bursts of energy are getting pulled over in New York.

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