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2010-01-01 13:00:00

A new report suggests that studies reporting a link between sugar-sweetened beverages and weight gain have garnered a lot of attention but research on the issue has actually yielded mixed results.

2004-11-29 18:00:12

TUESDAY, Nov. 23 (HealthDayNews) -- A diet rich in the type of carbohydrates that maintain a more stable blood sugar beats out a conventional low-fat diet in reducing the risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, according to a new study.


Word of the Day
typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.