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Counting Your Way to Weight Loss
The concept of counting calories to lose weight is based on a pound of fat being equal to 3,500 calories, so that cutting 500 calories a day means you should lose about one pound a week.

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Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat
Ask kids what their favorite part of the school day is and most will say lunch and recess. But the timing of these events matters when it comes to what children eat and how much physical activity they get, researchers report.

Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?
Just put one foot in front of the other and you'll boost your brain at the same time.

Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?
Soothing your kids with food may stop the tears in the short-term. But researchers warn it can lead to unhealthy eating patterns long-term.

4 in 10 Americans Still Breathe Dirty Air
Air quality in the United States is improving overall, but not enough for the nearly 40 percent of Americans who live in counties with unhealthy levels of air pollution.