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  • Mayo Clinic: Vitamin E benefits lost in switch from food to supplement

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've read that the antioxidant vitamin E provides a lot of health benefits. Is taking a daily vitamin E supplement a good idea? Can it be harmful?
  • My Pet World: Obese and overweight pets need our help

    As our love for our pets has grown, so have the pets themselves. In the U.S., an estimated 52.6% of dogs and 57.6% of cats are overweight or obese, according to the Assn. for Pet Obesity Prevention. Many veterinarians say the problem has become an...

    Fitness Files: Double check emailed medical advice

    I'd spent the morning on a glorious hike in Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve, led by volunteers from the Irvine Nature Conservancy, and got around to emails late. The one from Francie, an intelligent former teacher who has credibility with me, was...

    All About Food: Healthy eating not always intuitive

    All About Food: Healthy eating not always intuitive
    I am always looking for new information about food that I can share with readers. Here is the latest. One cup of Campbell's regular condensed soup has 810 calories, and most people eat the whole can's contents and that also means 2,030 mgs of sodium....

    Harvard Health Letter: New concerns about diet sodas

    They're linked to calorie absorption, high blood pressure and heart trouble. For weight-conscious people who love the bite of carbonation and the taste of various soft drinks, the advent of sugar-free sodas 60 years ago seemed a blessing: If there were...