Doctors are alarmed at the increasing rate
of broken bones in children. A new study shows it may all boil down to what they
Mayo Clinic researchers say fractures have increased as much as 56
percent for girls over the past 30 years.
Scientists say it's likely due to the fact that kids now drink much more
soda and sweetened drinks than milk. So, they are not getting bone-building
calcium when they need it most, and that could lead to osteoporosis later in
There may be something to the grapefruit diet after all.
New research shows people who eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice
with every meal lose weight, and they don't have to change their diet in any
On average, the grapefruit eaters lost three to 10 pounds over 12 weeks.
Researchers say grapefruit helps control insulin levels -- an important
factor in regulating appetite and metabolism.
They hope their findings lead to better management of metabolic