Sugar alcohol is increasingly popular in “diabetes-friendly” foods in the grocery store, but what is it — and is it good for you? Here’s what you need to know.
How do you like to get your sweet on — with a little honey in your tea? Or do you crave rich desserts? We’ve polled our dietitians to learn which sweeteners are best, which are worst, and why.
Parents often confuse lactose intolerance with milk allergy, and although the two have similar symptoms, they are very different conditions.
Discover why carbohydrates are the single most important thing you can eat for health and weight loss. Unlike bread and pasta,”slow carbs” keep you full without spiking your blood sugar or insulin.
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For many of us parents, it’s fundraising time – that time of year when our youngsters are hawking everything from cookies to caramel corn to benefit their school, team or club. Here’s how to handle all the tempting foods that may be coming into your house.
Can your diet lead to erectile dysfunction or keep you from becoming a dad? A urologist answers FAQs about diet and ED or male infertility.
You’re heard that eating fat will make you fat. Let’s explore the facts about dietary fat and sugar to learn what’s really making us gain weight.
Discover where hidden calories are lurking in your favorite foods and get tips on trimming empty ones. Cutting calories and increasing your activity levels is a sure way to weight loss. Losing extra belly fat, in particular, can reduce your risks for heart attack, stroke, hypertension and diabetes.
This year, skip the word diet and instead use these six tips to help your family develop healthy habits that will stick – for life.
The recommendations, designed to help Americans avoid chronic disease and maintain a healthy weight, advise limiting added sugars to 10 percent of daily calories.