CHICAGO, IL - A new study says many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain worrisome amounts of salt and sugar. That's a concern because it could potentially give kids an early preference for foods that may contribute to obesity and high blood pressure. Researchers at the federal Centers for... more »
BATON ROUGE - If you've been working out and exercising but aren't seeing results, your kitchen could be the problem. Experts say decluttering your kitchen can help you cutdown on snacking.
First, move healthier foods to lower shelves and put unhealthy snacks in hard to reach places. That increases... more »
UNDATED - Here are today's 2 Your Health stories for Feb. 6, 2013 -
Baby boomers are living longer, but not better because they're not as healthy as their parents were.
Those born between 1945 and 1964 are more likely to be obese, have high blood pressure and... more »
NEW YORK- The indestructible Twinkie appears to be one step closer to a comeback. Hostess Brands is close to announcing that it has picked two investment firms - C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management - as the lead bidders for its Twinkies and other snack cakes, according... more »
WASHINGTON, Pa. - Police say they followed a trail of potato chips to catch a southwestern Pennsylvania burglary suspect. Washington police say 21-year-old Benjamin Sickles was arrested early Thursday after he allegedly broke into a Subway restaurant and stole several bags of snacks. Investigators say Sickles broke a glass door... more »
Louisiana has one of the highest childhood obesity rates in the country, and what kids eat at school could contribute to that.
Doctors at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center say students can get extra calories and fat through snacks they get from school vending machines and concession stands.
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