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  • Italian researchers: Pasta not as fattening as we thought it was

    July 5, 2016 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new study has found that pasta does not contribute to obesity. In fact, researchers found the noodles were actually associated with a reduction in body mass index or BMI. The study was carried out by the Department of Epidemiology, I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed in Pozzilli, Italy. The... more »
  • New dietary guidelines: lean meat OK, cut the added sugars

    January 7, 2016 11:47 AM

    WASHINGTON - New dietary guidelines released by the government say that some Americans may not have to cut back on eggs and salt as much as they once thought. And eating lean meat is still OK. But watch the sugary drinks. The guidelines released Thursday back off the strictest sodium... more »
  • Dr. Z on how diet affects the condition of your skin Play Video

    November 2, 2015 5:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local dermatologist Dr. Ann Zedlitz visited News 2 at 4 with some great news about the ways a proper diet can influence the overall quality of your skin. Along with a regular skincare regimen, Dr. Z says some real benefit can be derived from taking the time... more »
  • Diet sodas fall in US; Pepsi takes back No. 2 spot

    March 26, 2015 12:28 PM

    NEW YORK - Americans bought less soda for the tenth straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. An annual report by the industry tracker Beverage Digest found that overall soda volume slipped 0.9 percent last year, moderating from... more »
  • Diabetes Alert Day Play Video

    March 24, 2015 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today is National Diabetes Alert Day. One in 10 people are diabetic and one in every three people are pre-diabetic. Courtney Brock and Renee Puyau from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center stopped by 2une In to talk about healthy food choices for diabetics. A lot of... more »
  • Fast-food curb in South LA did not cut obesity rates

    March 19, 2015 1:51 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - A new study says a Los Angeles law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of the city did not curb obesity or improve diets. The zoning ordinance passed in 2008 limited the opening or expansion of fast-food... more »
  • Pennington Biomedical improves the diets of pre-diabetics Play Video

    March 3, 2015 8:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge is always working on some way to improve your diet. Their latest is known as the 'STARCH Study'. The goal of the clinical trial is to determine the effect of slowly digesting starch on gut bacteria, sugar and fat... more »
  • DASH your way to a healthier lifestyle Play Video

    February 27, 2015 7:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you have tried diet after diet without success, the professionals at Pennington Biomedical Research Center don't want you to give up hope. The DASH diet was designed to prevent the development of high blood pressure, but also is proven to improve lipid profiles and reduce... more »
  • New diet guidelines might pull back from meat

    January 2, 2015 12:48 PM

    WASHINGTON - Where's the beef? A panel that advises the Agriculture Department appears set to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but also for the environment. That means that when the latest version of the government's dietary guidelines comes out, it... more »

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