The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved two types of genetically engineered potatoes for commercial planting.
The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your 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.
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.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from asthma, you might want to rethink your next ham sandwich.
The goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.
A study found that adults who ate dark chocolate one to three times a month were 10 to 20 percent less likely to develop atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat.
Mukbang, which means “eating broadcasts,” is an online movement where people video themselves eating food, usually in large amounts
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
For women planning on becoming pregnant, and especially for those who already are, experts highly recommend incorporating a folic acid supplement to prevent brain and spine birth defects.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
Routine family meals aren’t the only way to get kids to eat their fruits and veggies. A new study reveals other tricks to keep children on track.
The ready abundance of the peppertree plant means that, should the treatment prove effective in human trials, the medical community would face no shortage of the disease-fighting berries.
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.
New research shows that a baby from an undernourished mother is more likely to suffer early heart aging than the child of an well-nourished parent.
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.
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.
Cranberries have long been touted as a remedy for urinary tract infections, but a new study suggests that the health benefits may be overblown.
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.
A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
The prevalence of low-calorie artificial sweeteners in a growing number of basic food products has made the impending sugar fix more and more difficult to avoid for many consumers, young and old.
You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.
The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
As soothing and as tempting as it may seem, downing a pizza or a bag of chips might actually make your post-election stress and anxiety worse.
The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.
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.
The level of heat in your kitchen may have a direct correlation to your chances of developing a dangerous heart condition.
A new study on your body’s internal clock could lead to innovative new treatments for obesity.
Could marinara sauce be the true fountain of youth?
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
Fruits and vegetables can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a study says.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.
From the "Dirty Dozen" to the "Clean Fifteen," here are the fruits and vegetables claimed to contain the least and most pesticides this year.
A study found that individuals who adhered to a gluten-free diet had twice the amount of arsenic in their urine and 70 percent more mercury in their blood compared to people on a regular gluten diet.
Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.
Researchers believe that extra vitamin D helps to improve gut health by replenishing good bacteria.
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.
Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.
In a study of people with stage II colon cancer, those who ate tree nuts slashed their chance of cancer recurrence and death roughly in half.
Not feeling "in the mood" lately? These common foods could be sabotaging your sex drive.
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
The new study sheds light on a growing body of research focusing on naturally occurring compounds, taking a wide-glance view of potential plant-based treatments.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
Researchers concluded that nuts, fruit and fish were most strongly inversely associated with one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer.
Your body may be quietly undermining your weight-loss efforts. A new study reveals that appetite increases as you lose weight.