HealthDay News: Diet
Vitamin D Supplements Won't Help Prevent Disease: Review
Low levels of vitamin
D have been implicated as a potential cause of diseases ranging
from cancer to diabetes. Now an extensive review suggests it's
really the other way around: Low levels of the "sunshine vitamin"
are more likely a consequence -- not a cause -- of illness.
Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
The edible temptations may be endless during
the holiday season. Experts say you should focus on maintaining
your current weight, forgetting the notion that the holidays are a
good time to lose a few pounds.
Health Tip: When Your Child Is Overweight
If your child is overweight, encouraging him
or her to eat healthy foods and get plenty of exercise can help in
the child's quest to lose weight. But don't forget to offer loving