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Extra Weight in 60s May Be Linked To Brain Aging Later

Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years later.

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7 easy ways to maintain a healthy diet

The key to eating for wellness is not necessarily what foods to eat, but rather how and when we eat them, said Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Biostatistics.

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Weight increases risk for breast cancer in older women

Overweight and obese women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, compared to normal-weight women, a large new analysis finds. The cancer risk rises with greater weight, researchers found, and women with the most severe obesity were 86 percent more likely to develop the most common form of breast cancer, and to […]

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Get the skinny on trans fats

Saturated or unsaturated? Mono or poly? Good or bad? Figuring out fats can leave you frazzled, but there soon may be one less fat to keep straight.

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Sugary drinks could spur overeating

All sugars are not equal — even though they contain the same amount of calories — because they are metabolized differently in the body.

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Obesity should be boomers’ biggest fear

Boomers are more obese than other generations, a new poll finds, setting them up for unhealthy senior years.

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