Health Tip: Skip the Salt in Your Child's Lunch

(HealthDay News) -- The average child consumes too much salt each day, and some children even have high blood pressure.

Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children's food intake -- a potentially bad idea -- if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.

Eating on the Run May Mean Eating More Later

THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating "on the go" may thwart people who are watching their weight, new research suggests.

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study

THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to slimming down, a diet low in fat seems to beat a diet low in carbohydrates for body fat loss, new research suggests.

Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin D supplements does not benefit obese teens and may actually harm their health, new research indicates.

Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Keeping off pounds you've shed can be tougher than losing the weight in the first place.

Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight

(HealthDay News) -- Planning to shed a few pounds before that upcoming wedding or party?

Weight-Loss Surgery's Benefits May Fade With Time, Study Suggests

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although weight-loss surgery may produce initial dramatic weight loss and improve type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that in the long run, many people regain weight and see their diabetes return.

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Won't Raise Cancer Risk, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Yo-yo dieting" does not increase cancer risk, a new study suggests.