This Week: Ancient water = ancient habitat?
In the News: Texas is dry and hot. Global warming?
Among foodies, apples lack the “healthy-tasty” cachet of acai berries or pomegranates. But in a year-long study, apples produced major benefits in cholesterol and inflammation. After eating 75 grams of dry apple a day, the women even lost three pounds. Is there something not to love about apples?
You eat more candies if they are visible and/or close at hand. You may underestimate your consumption if you must lift a finger to get the food.
What are the benefits of turning off the boob tube? Does reading make smarter brains? Should preschool kids stare at the tube three hours a day?
One-quarter of cats and dogs are fat, says National Research Council. Does this matter?
To battle the bulging waistline, the feds have devised 12 food pyramids to help choose a lifestyle that balances nutrition and excercise. Is this mound helpful?
New ideas on fighting fat. Can leptin help fight obesity?
Why is obesity unhealthy, and why is it getting so common? What are the keys to losing weight?