Why Parents Can Relax Over Fussy-Eating Toddlers

If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.

Kids With ‘Obesity Gene’ Are More Tempted by Junk Food Ads

A genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.

Ice Cream for Breakfast? Study Says It Can Make You Smarter

Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.

Two Diet Drinks a Day Could Double Your Diabetes Risk: Study

Researchers in Sweden found that sugary drinks can double a person’s chances of developing a certain type of diabetes.

Try These 6 Tricks to Kickstart Your Metabolism

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.

Pregnant Women Who Eat American Diet Are More Likely to Have Obese Children

A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.

New Guidelines Make It Easier for Pregnant Women to Eat Fish

The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.

Can Sweet Potato Water Have a Slimming Effect?

A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.

Try These 5 Natural Cough Remedies

There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.

When You Eat, Just as Important as What You Eat, Study Says

A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.

Naked Juice Lawsuit: PepsiCo Sued Over Health Claims

PepsiCo’s Naked brand of fruit and vegetable juices is under fire for allegedly misleading consumers about nutritional benefits.

TV Cooking Shows Might Be Failing Safety Standards

A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.

Want to Look More Attractive? New Study Says Eat Carrots

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.

Research Reveals How Indian Long Pepper Works to Fight Cancer

Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.

Not Enough Meat in Diet May Lead to Preterm Birth: Study

Researchers discovered a linear association between low levels of B12, a vitamin largely found in meat and animal products, and preterm birth.

Now That’s Cool: Cinnamon Could Lower Your Body Temperature

You might be able to use a sprinkle of cinnamon to help cool off from a spicy meal, new research suggests.

Vegetable Oils May Cause Fatigue, Migraines and Dementia

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.

6 Tips for a Healthier You in 2017

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.

Poor Diet During Pregnancy Can Age a Baby’s Heart

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.

Here’s Why You Get The Drunk Munchies

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.

Bad Gut Bacteria Could Sabotage Your Weight Loss Resolution

Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.

Ginger: The Superfood You’re Probably Not Eating Enough

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.

When You Eat May Be as Important as What You Eat

The findings go hand-in-hand with growing evidence that metabolism functions differently during the day when the body is active, as opposed to at night when it’s winding down.

These Herbs and Vegetables May Prevent Breast Cancer From Spreading

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.

Too Much Protein Could Wreck the Benefits of Weight Loss

Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.

Does Bribing Kids to Eat Their Veggies Really Work?

The goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.

US Panel Urges Young Women to Take Daily Folic Acid Supplements

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.

Sugar, Sugar: World Health Organization Wants Countries to Tax Sugary Drinks

Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.

Hold the Paper: Fast-Food Wrappers Contain Harmful Chemicals

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.

Eating More Fruits and Veggies Can Improve Mental Health

The new study assessed vitality, depression, anxiety, motivation and other aspects of mental well-being among groups of participants who were directly given more fruits and vegetables.

Man Develops Hepatitis From Energy Drinks: Case Study

Be careful about overconsuming energy drinks – you may wind up with a case of acute hepatitis, warns a cautionary case study.

Healthy Eating: The Effect on Your Brain

Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.

Are There Too Many Antibiotics In Your Fast Food?

Some of the most popular fast and restaurants are misusing antibiotics in their food, according to a new report.

5 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.

Eating Dinner Early Could Help You Lose Body Fat

Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.

Men Who Eat More Red Meat Are at Risk for This Digestive Disorder

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.

4 Tips to Keep Off the Weight You Worked So Hard to Lose

Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.

Sorry Sushi Lovers, Your Salmon May Have A Japanese Tapeworm

If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.

Eating This Spicy Ingredient May Help to Fight Breast Cancer

Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.

Fruits and Vegetables Can Slow ALS: Study

Fruits and vegetables can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a study says.

Give Peanuts to Infants? New Allergy Recommendations May Surprise You

Give babies peanuts to ward off deadly allergy. Being around dogs and dirt promote healthier growth, too.

Eating Less May Contribute to Living Longer

It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.

Study Suggests Saturated Fats May Actually Be ‘Healthy’

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?”

Eating Nuts Every Day Might Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

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 Walnuts Improves Moods of Men, Not Women

Believe it or not, the key to a happier mood for men could be as easy as eating a handful of walnuts. However, the same cannot be said for women.

Fast Food Fever? Those Cravings Could Be in Your Genes

Some people are hardwired with an appetite for high-fat foods, according to the study appearing in the journal Nature Communications.

How to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

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.

5 Spices With Brain Health Benefits

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.

Eating Broccoli May Slow Signs of Aging

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.

Burnt Toast Can Lead to Cancer, Experts Warn

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.

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