Diet soda consumption in pregnancy linked to child obesity

Artificially sweetened drinks in pregnancy may increase obesity risk in kids.  NIH researchers found that children whose mothers had gestational diabetes and drank one or more artificially sweetened beverages daily during pregnancy were twice as likely to be overweight or obese at age 7, compared with those whose mothers had gestational diabetes but drank water […]

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Cut Calories, Lengthen Life Span?

Calorie-restricted diet may slow aging, study says. A calorie-restricted diet led to slower biological aging over two years, as measured by total cholesterol, blood pressure and hemoglobin levels, compared to a control group that didn’t restrict calories, according to a study in the Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. Researcher Daniel […]

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