Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The quality of Americans' diets has improved somewhat but remains poor overall, and dietary disparity between the rich and poor is growing, a new study shows.

Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Watching action shows on TV may be bad for your waistline, a new study contends.

Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

MONDAY, Sept. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- You may be able to convince your brain that healthy foods taste better than unhealthy ones, new research suggests.

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

(HealthDay News) -- Teaching a child to make healthy food choices empowers the child to lead a healthier lifestyle when he or she is grown.

Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry

(HealthDay News) -- Eating when you're not hungry can pack on unnecessary pounds and calories.

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As the fall sports season starts and young players face the risk of concussions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that dietary supplements that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions are untested, unproven and possibly dangerous.

Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks

TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight Americans with risk factors for heart disease should be offered "intensive" counseling on diet and exercise, according to new guidelines released this week.

Health Tip: Help Prevent Foodborne Illness

(HealthDay News) -- Keeping your hands, utensils, food and work station clean are among the best ways to prevent foodborne illness.

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- One way to fight childhood obesity is to pay close attention to food labels when you go to the grocery store, a nutrition expert says.

Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options

(HealthDay News) -- The grill is a great way to cook healthy foods without heating up the kitchen.