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  • 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 »
  • Permission to eat

    May 22, 2014 7:29 AM

    A popular diet technique may not work as well as originally thought. Experts no longer believe eating five or six small meals a day is the best weight loss answer. Instead they give you permission to pig out a couple times a day. They recommend you eat a big... more »
  • Doctor eases concerns for new moms Play Video

    April 3, 2014 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - According to Dr. Mindy Calandro, a baby's sleep habits and diet are some of the major concerns for new mothers. Dr. Calandro recommended that mother's feed their newborns every two to three hours, no matter what. In addition, she said babies can sleep up to 16... more »
  • Looking hot now and 10 years from now Play Video

    May 13, 2013 4:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Dr. Z continued her series today on "How to look hot now and 10 years from now." She talked about the importance of using retinol, and reminded people that you are what you eat, so what you put in your body shows on your skin. ... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 13, 2013 Play Video

    February 13, 2013 6:16 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 13, 2013 - It may be worse to be the first born when it comes to getting diabetes. A study from New Zealand says the first-born child can't absorb sugars into the body as well as its... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 8, 2013 Play Video

    February 8, 2013 6:11 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 8, 2013 - It's no secret people love fried foods and sweet tea in Louisiana, but they are linked to health problems in the south. People who eat a lot of fried foods, hamburgers, hot dogs, and... more »
  • Health stories for Feb. 1, 2013 Play Video

    February 1, 2013 2:39 PM

    UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 1, 2013 - People are going red in February for heart month, to make sure you stay heart healthy and know the signs of heart disease. There are "Go Red" events all over the country, including in... more »
  • All Spud Diet

    September 30, 2010 8:15 PM

    The potato is linked to junk-food and the head of the Washington state Potato Commission says he's sick of it and will prove its not. Starting Friday, Chris Voight will eat nothing but potatoes for 60-days. Forget the cheese and the toppings, just plain white potato. Voight says potatoes are... more »
  • FDA to review first of 3 new weight loss drugs

    July 12, 2010 5:53 AM

    The first of a trio of new weight loss drugs gets officially unveiled this week, carrying hope of success where others failed -- safely delivering significant weight loss. None of the new prescription drug therapies represents a breakthrough in research. Two of the drugs submitted for approval simply combine existing... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 18

    January 18, 2010 5:44 PM

    A warning about a counterfeit weight-loss drug, new concerns about BPA, diabetic retinopathy, and how a combination of supplements may help prevent fractures are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • FDA warns consumers about counterfeit weight-loss drug

    January 18, 2010 11:09 AM

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers about a counterfeit and potentially harmful version of Alli 60 mg capsules (120 count refill kit). Preliminary laboratory tests conducted by GlaxoSmithKline, the maker of the FDA approved over-the-counter weight-loss product, revealed that the counterfeit version did not contain orlistat, the... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Jan. 5

    January 5, 2010 5:44 PM

    Special diets for children with autism and the link between family and fat are discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Nov. 9

    November 9, 2009 5:43 PM

    A stroller recall, the link between birth control pills and asthma, and how your diet affects your mood are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »
  • 2 Your Health for Sept. 23

    September 23, 2009 5:46 PM

    How sugar and a popular cancer treatment can raise your risk of heart disease, and how brain patterns play a role in weight loss are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »

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