Is Sugar Bad for Your Heart?

A high-sugar diet can increase the risk of heart disease, both directly and indirectly. Learn how sugar affects your heart and how to tame your sweet tooth.

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Do Gummy Vitamins Work as Well as Traditional Vitamins?

They’re sugary, sweet, and taste like a treat, but are gummy vitamins actually healthy? And do they offer your body the same benefits as traditional vitamins. A primary care specialist weighs in on whether you should replace your pill-form vitamins with the gummy variety.

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Why Are Certain Foods so Addictive?

Ever feel like you can’t eat just one (or one bite of) certain processed junk foods? Learn how these foods can hijack your brain chemistry and leave you wanting more, and how to break the cycle of overeating them.

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What Is Fructose Intolerance?

Fructose intolerance can lead to symptoms such as gas, bloating, diarrhea and stomach pain. Could this sugar, found in fruits, be causing your symptoms?

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