Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If your sweetheart has diabetes or prediabetes, get creative and celebrate Valentine's Day without chocolates or a fancy restaurant meal, an expert says.

Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a greater variety of healthy foods may reduce the odds of being overweight in adults. But, a surprising new study suggests that a greater diversity of foods might not have the same effect in very young, poorer children, and may even increase their risk of becoming overweight.

Health Tip: Eat Wisely During Cancer Treatment

(HealthDay News) -- People being treated for cancer often have a weakened immune system, making them more vulnerable to infection. This makes food safety particularly critical.

Health Tip: Plan Family Meals and Exercise

(HealthDay News) -- To help keep your family healthier physically and emotionally, plan to do things together.

Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry

(HealthDay News) -- Watching your calories is important if you're trying to lose weight. That makes it important to avoid eating when you're not hungry.

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The severity of metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of health risk factors such as belly fat and poor cholesterol levels -- among U.S. teens has been improving, and researchers believe that healthier diets may be the reason why.

Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods

(HealthDay News) -- Iron is a mineral essential for healthy red blood cells. If you don't get enough from a balanced diet, your health can suffer.

Health Tip: Eating Red Meat

(HealthDay News) -- Too much red meat can be bad for your heart and general health. Red meat tends to be higher in both saturated fat and cholesterol.

Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious

FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Super Bowl Sunday is as much about eating as it is about whether the Panthers or the Broncos score the first touchdown.

Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who nibble just a small piece of chocolate each day may improve the circulatory health of their unborn child, a new study suggests.