Cody Gill

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Two big meals may be better than six small ones

<i>Editor's note: This blog was originally published in June 2013 when the research was presented at the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago. The final study results were published Thursday in the journal Diabetologia.</i><p>You've probably heard that eating multiple small meals …

One of the hardest things I've ever done

I was introduced to pop -- soda for you Southerners -- at a young age.<p>My parents used it as a treat, like birthday cake. As I got older, I remember having pop around the house all the time.<p>As a kid, my drink of choice was Mountain Dew. I loved the taste of an ice cold Dew on a hot summer day. A lot …

Middle-aged? Put down the meat

Eating a high-protein diet in middle age could increase your risk of diabetes and cancer, according to a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism. But don't stay away from meat for too long - the same study showed those over 65 need more protein to reduce their mortality</b> …

From a minute to a mile: A beginner runner's journey

At 400 pounds I had little self-confidence. I measured my value not by my abilities but by the number of pounds on a scale.<p>No matter how reassuring friends, family and co-workers were, I saw myself as a failure because I couldn't manage my weight or my diabetes.<p>Diabetes took my teeth, not my …

My name is Ron, and I am a food addict

I've never understood how someone can eat just one Oreo.<p>In my mind, those scrumptious cookies are supposed to be eaten in groups of six or eight or more, and it would be a culinary sin not to wash them down with a large glass of milk.<p>My name is Ron Cothran, and I am a food addict.<p>I used to fill up …

Are butter, cheese and meat that bad?

"To eat, or not to eat?" For many people these days, that really is the question.<p>For the past four decades, we've been told to stay away from red meat, dairy and cheese -- foods high in saturated fats -- because saturated fat is bad for the heart.<p>But investigative reporter Nina Teicholz says that …

Workouts for men of all ages

Whether you're celebrating with your dad, kids or grandkids, Father's Day is a great reminder that fitness is key to a long and healthy life.<p>If you're already working out, that's great. If you're not hitting the gym regularly, start slow. Either way -- your age matters. Follow this fitness guide by …