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Eat like an Italian

In the fall of 1957, a Minnesota doctor named Ancel Keys traveled from Naples to the southern Italian town of Nicotera. The road was long and dusty, winding for...

Study: Diet Can Help Avoid Diabetes Drugs

In the longest-term study of its kind, researchers pitted two popular diets head to head — a low-fat American Heart Association–style diet and a carb-controlled...

Health: More Than Just Olive Oil

For decades, doctors have been intrigued by the apparent health benefits of the so-called Mediterranean diet, which is not really a diet the way most people...

Stroke Costs To Double By 2030

The projections are not pretty for aging populations in the U.S. Already, stroke is one of the top four leading causes of death among Americans, especially...

A Heart-Healthier Way to Eat Fried Food?

A new study finds that consuming foods fried in olive or sunflower oils is not linked to an increased risk of heart disease or premature death. The finding seems...

Study: Lifestyle May Not Prevent Alzheimer's

A comprehensive analysis by an independent government panel has found that there is not enough scientific evidence to date to support the advice doctors...

A Feast of Diet Books

You've heard of the South Beach (Florida) diet. Now get ready for the latest plans from California's Sonoma County and New York City's Park Avenue. Based on the...