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The Cultural War On Diabetes

There's an epidemic underway in this country, and minority communities are being hit hard. How two Los Angeles doctors are finding new ways to help.

Up Close & Edible: Apple Cider Vinegar

Word on the yoga mats is that a few daily tablespoons of apple cider vinegar could be the miracle potion for melting away fat, buoying the immune system, restoring arthritic joints and even curing gout—among a host of other ailments.

Health: You Are What You Eat

Bruce Morrill is something of a health nut. So when his nutritionist suggested he take a $695 DNA test so she could individualize his diet plan, Morrill, a 42-year-old UPS driver from Reno, Nev., agreed.

Feel-Good Foods

Are you worried about high cholesterol? Try switching from sugary cereals to whole-grain varieties like Total or Puffed Kashi. Do you want to improve your night vision?

Cut Stress--Cut Sugar

Compared with other methods of managing diabetes--strict diets, insulin injections, vigilant blood-sugar monitoring--Richard Surwit's technique seems too easy to be true.

What You Don't Know About Fat

FAT CELLS: THE AVERAGE PERSON HAS 40 BILLION OF THEM. THEY MULTIPLY, THEY'RE ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO KILL AND THEY'RE SENDING MESSAGES TO YOUR BODY THAT CAN RUIN YOUR HEALTH

Mail Call: The Science Of Eating Right For A Heal

Readers prescribed their own strategies for good health in response to "The Perfect Diet," our Jan. 20 cover package. "Thank you for presenting a sensible approach to America's obesity epidemic," a nutrition therapist wrote. "If we equated a good diet with a good relationship, we'd realize that to sustain either, it takes work, patience, understanding and compromise." But most readers were cynical about the nation's will to change. "We don't need another pyramid telling us what and when to...

American Beat: Food Fight

How dumb are you, anyway? And, more important, whose fault is it? In the past couple of months, it has become clear that these two questions are increasingly central to understanding the American experience.The great debate over how ignorant we all are and who we can blame for it began in earnest in August, when three really fat teenage girls--how fat?

'It's Not Your Fault'

For 13 years doctors told Sonnet Fitzgerald that she was healthy. They told her so the year she celebrated her 9th birthday and began rapidly gaining weight, putting on a hundred pounds by the end of middle school.

Shaped By Life In The Womb

When John Carter was born, 73 years ago, the doctor in the town of Ware just north of London wasn't sure if the little guy would make it: he weighed a mere 3.4 pounds. "They laid me on a hot-water bottle, wrapped me in cotton soaked in cod-liver oil and gave me brandy through the nib of a fountain pen," Carter says. "Surviving was rather a miracle." But the little boy grew to manhood, landing a job as a warehouseman and enjoying normal health--until his early 50s.