July 20, 2011 Nearly 1 in 5 foods contained 100 or more calories than the restaurant stated, a new study finds. Researchers checking the calories counts found most were within 10 calories of the figures on the menu.
June 23, 2011 Eating more nuts, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and yogurt can keep help keep age-related weight gains in check, according to a new study. Potatoes — from french fries to mashed — are associated with the biggest weight gains.
June 7, 2011 A diet called Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH, is U.SNews & World Report's top all-around pick. The diet keeps a tight lid on saturated fat and cholesterol and encourages eating of food rich in protein, fiber and nutrients, such as potassium and calcium.
May 10, 2011 In a review of seven big-name diets, Consumer Reports rated Jenny Craig the best weight-loss plan. Jenny Craig easily beat second-place finisher Slim-Fast. Weight Watchers came in third.