Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

SUNDAY, March 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Highly processed foods account for more than 60 percent of the calories in products Americans routinely buy in grocery stores, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Even if you've successfully lost weight, a few slip-ups here and there may put you on a road back to weight gain.

Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier

TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have found a way that might make chocolate healthier and more delicious.

Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither routine exercise nor vitamin D supplementation does anything to lower the overall risk for accidental falls among older women, a new Finnish study says.

Vitamin D Supplements Might Slow Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D supplements may slow or prevent low-grade prostate cancer from progressing, a small new study suggests.

Blood Fats Hold Vitamin E Captive, Study Shows

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides can hold vitamin E in the blood and prevent it from reaching the tissues that require it, a small study says.

Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program

(HealthDay News) -- While a weight-loss program can help you shed pounds, it's important to make sure the program is safe and effective.

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study

TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study has linked drinking diet sodas to increasing waistlines in seniors.

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's good news for people who are obese and have atrial fibrillation, a common form of irregular heartbeat: Losing weight may help restore healthy heart rhythm.

Vitamin D Won't Help Fight High Blood Pressure, Researchers Say

MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D may help the body in many ways, but a new data review suggests it won't do much to lower high blood pressure.