Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence.
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.
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
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 trend of young people switching to dairy-free diets is concerning in that they may not be getting enough vitamins necessary for bone health.
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 researchers studied 300 volunteers who all previously reported high salt intake and sleep-related problems.
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.
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.
Is your office culture causing you to mindlessly snack throughout the day and pack on the pounds as a result?
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.
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.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
The more breast milk the infants received, the more closely their gut’s microbiome resembled their mother’s.
In the study, women who consumed nine drinks per week had a 58 percent lower risk for developing diabetes, while men who consumed 14 drinks per week had a 43 percent lower risk.
New research adds to the notion of the incredible egg.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
In a study, perceived levels of intoxication increased by 51 percent among participants given a drink also labeled as an energy drink.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
A new study on your body’s internal clock could lead to innovative new treatments for obesity.
If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.
New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.
Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.
Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.
If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.
A new study found that participants with compromised taste receptors sought out more sugar.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
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.
Researchers discovered a linear association between low levels of B12, a vitamin largely found in meat and animal products, and preterm birth.
A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.
The goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.
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.
A new study supports previous research that cocoa flavanols, found in chocolate, are especially beneficial for improving attention, memory and overall cognitive functioning.
A study found that those who consumed artificially sweetened beverages on a daily basis were about three times as likely to experience a stroke or develop dementia compared to people who consumed diet drinks less frequently.
Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.
Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
Have you purchased frozen chicken breast tenders recently? Check to see if your product is involved in this recall.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.
A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.
Not feeling "in the mood" lately? These common foods could be sabotaging your sex drive.
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.
The active ingredient in licorice has been found to impact fetal brain growth and development, and you may be surprised by how common it is to ingest it without even eating candy.
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.
Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.
Are the British onto something with this tangy food spread?
From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.
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.