Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler

(HealthDay News) -- Making healthy food choices requires some planning to avoid spontaneous choices -- which may not be so healthy.

If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If you find yourself reaching into a bag of chips and you know you're not hungry, maybe you're just bored instead, new research suggests.

To Avoid Food Poisoning, There's an App for That

FRIDAY, April 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There are apps for maps, restaurants and calorie-counting. Now, there's even one from the U.S. government for reducing your risk of foodborne illness.

Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad

THURSDAY, April 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The food you eat and the medicines you take can alter your gut bacteria in ways that either help or harm your health, two new studies suggest.

Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

(HealthDay News) -- If you feel too tired to hit the gym despite your commitment to exercise, your diet may need an energy boost.

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA Warns

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should use caution when prescribing the antifungal drug fluconazole during pregnancy because it may raise the risk of miscarriage, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Americans' worries about not being properly hydrated may be unfounded: A new government report finds most are getting enough water each day.

Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents commonly give rice to their babies as a first food. Now, researchers say infants fed rice-based foods may have significantly higher "inorganic" arsenic concentrations in their urine than babies who never eat rice.

Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Emphasizing healthy foods in your diet, not just banishing "bad" foods, may be the key to avoiding heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests.

Health Tip: Dig Into More Flavorful Foods

(HealthDay News) -- Healthier food doesn't have to taste like cardboard.