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The 1990s were rife with low-fat packaged snacks, from potato chips to cookies. Youtube and RetroJunk hide caption

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Why We Got Fatter During The Fat-Free Food Boom

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Researchers say that setting your thermostat a little lower can help you burn more calories. iStockphoto hide caption

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A customer buys produce at the Euclid Market in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles in December. The market was reopened in 2013 as part of a project to promote healthy eating among the city's Hispanic population. Courtesy of UCLA Fielding School of Public Health hide caption

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Diabetes, Cost Of Care Top Health Concerns For U.S. Latinos

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Before you get too far along, you should get a blood test for diabetes. Emiliano Rodriguez/iStockphoto hide caption

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The skull of a female Neanderthal, who lived about 50,000 years ago, is displayed at the Natural History Museum in London. Rick Findler/Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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Just knowing that someone is obese doesn't mean they would benefit from bariatric surgery, doctors say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Angelina Jolie took a genetic test to find out her risk of breast cancer, and had a preventive double mastectomy. Alastair Grant/PA Photos /Landov hide caption

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Most people polled in a new survey said government programs to make fresh fruits and vegetables more affordable sound like a great idea. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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A performer drinks a soda in Ahmedabad, India in 2010. A study found that rising diabetes prevalence in countries like India is strongly tied to sugar consumption. Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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