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New Study Says Statins May Lead Some Patients To Pig Out

Ten years of U.S. data suggest cholesterol-lowering statins are giving patients a license to pig out. Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users during the decade — an indication many patients might be abandoning heart-healthy lifestyles.

04/24/2014

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North Texas Recovery Group Helping Food Addicts

A sweet tooth is one thing, but for some people, sweets trigger unstoppable cravings. They call themselves food addicts. This weekend Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is holding a free public information session.

CBS 11–01/10/2014

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Study Would Search Through DISD Cafeteria Trash

Thursday school trustees will consider allowing three Dallas Independent School District (DISD) elementary schools to take part in a study on the contents of their cafeteria trash.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012

Fat Book Maggie Goes On Diet

Parents & Health Experts Frustrated By ‘Diet’ Book

A new book called ‘Maggie goes on a diet’ has some parents and health professionals upset over the message the book is sending to young girls.

08/22/2011

Natural foods are different from organic foods. Only products inspected and certified by the USDA can have a label that says 'organic.' Natural foods can't contain any additives, such as preservatives or artificial coloring.

Food Bank Cooking Classes Promote Healthier Living

Area food banks feeding low-income families on Thanksgiving has become as much an annual tradition as a roasted turkey. But the Tarrant Area Food Bank is cooking up more than just meals for families; it’s part of a national program offering residents cooking classes.

CBS 11–11/23/2010