Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?

THURSDAY, April 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In the battle to lose weight, many people switch to diet sodas. But while they cut calories they might also raise the risk of stroke or dementia, a new study suggests.

Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet

MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The diet followed by people who live in countries around the Mediterranean Sea has been shown to be more than just delicious. The so-called Mediterranean diet can help you limit daily calories so you can lose weight. Plus, it's a healthy long-term way of eating.

Health Tip: Concerned About Your Child's Weight?

(HealthDay News) -- Overweight children are at risk for a number of health problems from childhood into adulthood.

Could a Daily Vitamin Curb Smog's Effect on the Heart?

FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- There's a lot of evidence to show that breathing in dirty air can harm your heart. But a small new study suggests that daily vitamin B supplements might counteract that effect.

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes

FRIDAY, April 14, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Water is a better bet than sports drinks for young athletes, sports medicine specialists say.

Multivitamins May Not Help Men's Hearts, Even When Diet Is Poor

FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American men pop a multivitamin each day, but new research shows the pills won't help the heart -- even if a man's nutrition is lacking.

'Yo-Yo' Dieting Does No Favors for Your Heart

WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Yo-yo dieting -- quickly losing weight only to promptly regain it -- may raise the risk of heart problems, a new study suggests.

High-Dose Vitamin D Failed to Curb Heart Disease in Study

WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Taking high doses of vitamin D once a month won't lower your risk for heart disease, new research indicates.

The Saltiest Foods May Surprise You

THURSDAY, March 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- You probably know that Americans consume way too much salt, but a new U.S. government report points the finger at some surprising sources of salt in the diet.

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk, Study Finds

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D supplements may not lower older women's risk of developing cancer, a new clinical trial finds.