5 Simple Remedies to Cure Uncomfortable Constipation

Almost everyone has experienced the uncomfortable symptoms of constipation. Here are five remedies to alleviate this condition.

Strawberries Found to Knock Down Breast Cancer in Mice

The scientists' success in animal trials may suggest strawberry extract as a curative remedy for breast cancer, although many more studies would need to be done before extrapolating to humans.

An Apple a Day Could Keep Diabetes Away

Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.

Eating Salty Food Increases Hunger, Not Thirst

A new study disproves that the more salt you eat, the thirstier you become.

New Chewing Gum May Detect Cancer

The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.

Dairy-Free Diets Could Harm Young People’s Bone Health

The trend of young people switching to dairy-free diets is concerning in that they may not be getting enough vitamins necessary for bone health.

These 7 Foods Could Be Killing Your Sex Drive

Not feeling "in the mood" lately? These common foods could be sabotaging your sex drive.

Men Who Eat Garlic May Smell More Attractive to Women

In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.

5 Vegetarian Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat

It's #meatlessMonday, and we've got five vegetarian recipes to make today or any day.

Avocados Could Treat Metabolic Syndrome

In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.

Why You May Want to Fast Before Working Out

Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.

Now You Can Drink Your Water and Eat It, Too

Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.

6 Ways to Remedy Your Sugar Addiction

Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.

This Bionic Leaf Has the Potential to End World Hunger

Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.

Celiac Disease Induced By Common Virus: Study

When given to mice, an infection known as reovirus sparked an inflammatory response that led the immune system to “overreact” to gluten and essentially bring on celiac disease.

7 Foods to Boost Your Sex Drive

Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.

Stone Age Cannibalism Was Not About Nutrition: Study

Humans, as it turns out, are a terrible source of calories and nutrients.

Coca-Cola Funded Media Conferences to Sway Journalists: Report

A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.

Add Legumes to Your Diet to Cut Diabetes Risk, Suggests Study

Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.

This Natural Indian Herb Might Help You Fall Asleep

While Ashwagandha has been traditionally known to ensure a better night’s sleep for centuries, no one quite understood which active element of the herb actually helps to promote sleepiness until now.

Marmite as Brain Food? The British May Have a Health Secret

Are the British onto something with this tangy food spread?

Waiting at Vending Machines May Help You Make Healthier Choices

Would you still pick an unhealthy snack from a vending machine if you had to wait longer for it?

Overweight Moms Are More Likely to Have Children Who Develop Epilepsy: Study

A new study found that the greater a mother’s body mass index, the greater the risk of having a baby that developed childhood epilepsy.

Turning Off TV While Eating Family Meals May Lower Obesity Rate

Preparing home-cooked meals and turning off sources of entertainment during mealtime both encourage better food choices and contribute to lower obesity rates among families.

Most Cookbooks Lack Sufficient Food-Safety Information, Study Says

The study authors found a particular grievance with a common characteristic of cookbooks: using the duration of cooking in place of an internal temperature reading.

Breastfeeding Does Not Make Children Smarter Long-Term: Study

Children in a study who were breastfed for six months did show lower rates of hyperactivity and better problem solving skills by age three, but when the children turned five, those differences dissipated.

Your Microbiome is a ‘Sexy’ Topic for These Leading Doctors on Gut Health

Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.

Two Yale Students Think They Can Prevent Your Next Hangover

The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.

Eating Less Salt Could Mean Fewer Midnight Bathroom Trips

The researchers studied 300 volunteers who all previously reported high salt intake and sleep-related problems.

Fruit Juice Could Be Causing Your Child to Gain Weight

Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.

Italians Are the Healthiest People in the World: Report

Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?

America’s Fattest Cities Are All in One Part of the Country

Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.

These Late Night Snacks Won’t Leave You Feeling Guilty

Craving a late-night snack before bedtime? Check out these five easy foods that promote sleep.

Too Many Women Seeking to Become Pregnant Lack Proper Nutrition: Study

The study authors also found that nutrition scores rose in accordance with a person’s education level, with the best scores generally among those with a college degree.

‘No Sugar’ Labels May Not Reflect Actual Nutritional Value: Study

A new study found it is far more likely for a product to be less nutritious on the whole if it carries a “low” or “reduced” content claim.

More Veggies in Your Diet May Reduce Stress

People who ate three to four servings of vegetables per day had a 12 percent reduced risk of stress than those who consumed just one serving or none at all.

Omega-3 Supplements May Benefit Heart Disease Patients the Most

Although it is often taken as a preventative method, a new study shows that people who have not previously suffered from heart disease may not see much of a benefit in heart health when taking omega-3 supplements.

Blueberry Juice May Increase Brain Function in Older Adults

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.

Too Little Gluten May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

You may want to rethink your gluten-free diet; a study conducted with participants for over 30 years revealed that those who ate gluten were less at-risk for developing diabetes.

Strawberries Top the ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Produce Containing Pesticides

From the "Dirty Dozen" to the "Clean Fifteen," here are the fruits and vegetables claimed to contain the least and most pesticides this year.

The Deadly Foods We Enjoy vs. The Ones We Should Actually Be Eating

The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.

Eating More Omega-3 Fats May Reduce Harm of Air Pollution

Researchers found that consuming omega-3 fatty acids led to a reduction of up to 50% of any harm caused by air pollution.

Eating While Standing Could Make You Gain Weight

Researchers discovered that people who eat while standing up eat about thirty percent more calories than if they had been sitting down, which, with repetition, could cause weight gain.

Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble Launches New Hair Vitamin

Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.

Night Owls Might Be More Likely to Make Unhealthy Food Choices

The study authors said the habits worsened for night owls in the evening, as those with later sleeping habits had higher intakes of sugar, fat and saturated fatty acids.

Prebiotics May Improve Sleep and Relieve Stress: Study

A new study shows that consumption of prebiotics — found in foods like, asparagus, oatmeal and legumes — can help good gut bacteria and promote better sleep patterns after a stressful event.

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers concluded that nuts, fruit and fish were most strongly inversely associated with one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer.

Try These 7 Foods for Healthy, Glowing Skin

If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.

The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar Substitutes

From the natural to the artificial, here's a breakdown of sugar substitutes and where they fall on the glycemic index.

Too Much Sugar May Lead to Alzheimer’s, Study Says

Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.

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