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  • To lose weight, experts suggest a focus on fiber
    To lose weight, experts suggest a focus on fiber

    If you’re trying to lose weight, you could count your calories, keep track of precisely how much salt and sugar your eat, and make sure you hit certain targets for protein, carbohydrates, cholesterol and the various types of fat. Or you could set all of that aside and concentrate on...

  • Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say
    Diet and exercise alone are no cure for obesity, experts say

    At long last, a group of respected physicians and obesity researchers has stepped forward to challenge the facile bromide that America's weight issues can be easily fixed by diet and exercise.

  • Drink to your health? Only if you're an older woman, study finds
    Drink to your health? Only if you're an older woman, study finds

    The idea that alcohol consumption might be good for our health is not a new one, and a welter of studies comparing non-drinkers' health with that of drinkers has inspired hope among those who imbibe that it's true.

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