From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
PepsiCo Inc. is in confidential negotiations to possibly add another probiotic provider, KeVita Inc., to its list of health-conscious beverage providers.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.
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.
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.
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.
From the "Dirty Dozen" to the "Clean Fifteen," here are the fruits and vegetables claimed to contain the least and most pesticides this year.
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.
Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.
32 percent of boys and 28 percent of girls between the ages of 2 and 19 consumed at least two sugary drinks daily, according to the CDC.
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your diet.
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.
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.
After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.
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."
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
From the natural to the artificial, here's a breakdown of sugar substitutes and where they fall on the glycemic index.
Researchers tested inhaled resveratrol treatments on mice and found that it ultimately put the brakes on lung decline.
Some of the most popular fast and restaurants are misusing antibiotics in their food, according to a new report.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
An anti-aging enzyme found in a number of natural foods, including broccoli, is showing promise in staving off the long-term effects of growing old.
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.
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 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.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
A genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.
Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.
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.
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.
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.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
Fruits and vegetables can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a study says.
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.
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.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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.
Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.
Research shows that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to desire and consume unhealthy foods.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.
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?”
Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.
Studies funded by the sugar-sweetened beverage industry have been designed to mislead the public about how harmful sugar can be, a new study suggests.