Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
Researchers found the moist environment in bags of salad provides the perfect setting for salmonella bacteria to grow.
Whether you prefer coffee, tea or even chocolate, regularly consuming caffeine has been found to procure health benefits, like combatting inflammation as we get older.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
There are plenty of supplements that claim to improve your brain health, but there are also many natural remedies that you can find in your spice rack.
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There’s a test you can do at home to see if your probiotics are actually working — all you need is a glass of milk.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
Dr. Steven Gundry's new book, "The Plant Paradox," aims to challenge your idea of 'healthy' foods and offer better alternatives for reshaping your diet to focus on gut health.
Ginger root's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties make it a super food that you can easily incorporate into your diet through these seven delicious recipes.
Feeling like you’ve hit a plateau in your weight loss journey? Try these metabolism boosting tricks to help get you closer to your pound-shedding goals.
A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.
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.
The level of heat in your kitchen may have a direct correlation to your chances of developing a dangerous heart condition.
You may want to avoid that burger or pizza meal; just one high-fat meal has been found to adversely affect your metabolism.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
The substances have been tied to severe health problems, such as testicular and kidney cancer, and scientists warn that chemicals in fast-food wrappers may “leach” onto the food products.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
After developing a variety of supplements that help to better your body from the inside out, Dr. Amy Lee and the Nucific brand are combining two ideas that are usually an oxymoron: slimming and chocolate.
Not to knock tomatoes or potatoes, but some foods are just more eye-catching and demand a closer look.
With the New Year right around the corner, it might be tempting to try a celeb-endorsed diet, but many of these fad diets are actually quite unhealthy.
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.
From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
From the natural to the artificial, here's a breakdown of sugar substitutes and where they fall on the glycemic index.
A new campaign seeks to warn the public about the cancer risks linked to eating over-cooked starchy foods like burnt toast and over-roasted potatoes.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
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.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
It turns out that there's a specific neurological response that triggers the often unhealthy late-night eating habits that follow a night of drinking.
If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
The study results showed that breast cancer cells were subdued, and even killed, when treated with luteonin, a compound found in certain herbs and vegetables.
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.
This year, stop the cycle of broken promises. If you’re resolving to practice better nutrition, you’ll have a much better year if you fully commit.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
Plaque buildup is a known precursor to serious neurodegenerative diseases, and while other oils carry this trait, vegetable oil is the type with which it's most prevalent.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
Eating fresh fruit everyday was found to positively impact both diabetes and overall mortality risk.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
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.
It's a chemical called titanium oxide, present in chewing gum, candy and even toothpaste, that's been shown to be harmful to the digestive system.