Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating fruits and vegetables that have high levels of substances called flavonoids may help a bit with weight control over time, a new study suggests.

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- There's been speculation that a daily vitamin D supplement taken in pregnancy might lower the odds for asthma in children. However, two new studies find no evidence for such an effect.

Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: Researchers

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin B12 deficiency is common among seniors in long-term care, but easily remedied with screening, according to a new Canadian study.

Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C

(HealthDay News) -- Vitamin C has a history of being touted for its immune system-boosting properties. Besides citrus fruits, the vitamin also is found in tomatoes, strawberries, potatoes, red and green bell peppers, kiwi, Brussels sprouts and broccoli

Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat

MONDAY, Jan. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People who drink sugary beverages every day tend to accumulate more deep belly fat over time, new research suggests.

Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC

THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans eat too much salt on a daily basis, potentially putting their health at risk, federal health officials reported Thursday.

Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan

TUESDAY, Jan. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For the sixth year in a row, a panel of health experts has named the heart-healthy DASH diet the best overall eating plan, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 Best Diets ranking.

People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'

MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Words matter when you're trying to eat right, new research suggests.

Could Higher Vitamin D Doses Harm Seniors Prone to Falls?

MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Higher doses of vitamin D don't improve mobility for the elderly, and may actually raise the risk for falls among certain seniors, a new study suggests.

5 Tips to Help Make New Year's Resolutions Stick

FRIDAY, Jan. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New Year's resolutions are more easily made than kept, but there are ways to turn them into lifelong habits, a psychologist says.