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.
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.
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.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
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.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
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.
A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.
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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.
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.
Not to knock tomatoes or potatoes, but some foods are just more eye-catching and demand a closer look.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
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.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
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 you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
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.
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.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
Give babies peanuts to ward off deadly allergy. Being around dogs and dirt promote healthier growth, too.
Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
From the natural to the artificial, here's a breakdown of sugar substitutes and where they fall on the glycemic index.
A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.
Those seeking to lose weight should consider avoiding diet sodas because they could be hampering one’s weight-loss goals, a new study says.
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.
In studying the presence of beta-carotene in participants, the researchers found that perception of attractiveness was based solely on looks, rather than the actual presence of an improvement in health.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.
A systematic review of research informing daily sugar intake concludes “guidelines on dietary sugar do not meet criteria for trustworthy recommendations."
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
Researchers believe that extra vitamin D helps to improve gut health by replenishing good bacteria.
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.
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.
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.
From the "Dirty Dozen" to the "Clean Fifteen," here are the fruits and vegetables claimed to contain the least and most pesticides this year.
Researchers have discovered that mushrooms have major brain-boosting and curative powers.
An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but so might a handful a nuts. A new study suggests they can reduce your risk of heart disease.
A new study that defies conventional wisdom about the health effects of fat intake may soon have dieters asking, “Can you pass the butter, please?”
Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling some of its hummus dips and spreads due to possible Listeria contamination, the FDA reported.
Enjoy that steak — new research shows red meat has less impact on cardiovascular health than we thought.
A new study suggests that men may want to reconsider the amount of red meat they eat in order to avoid a painful digestive disorder.