These Foods Can Naturally Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.

The Impact of America’s First Soda Tax

After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.

Eat More Fiber to Avoid Painful, Creaky Knees

Researchers found that the higher the dietary fiber intake, the lower the risk of developing osteoarthritis in the knee.

Red Meat Doesn’t Harm Your Heart as Much as You Think: Study

Enjoy that steak — new research shows red meat has less impact on cardiovascular health than we thought.

Probiotic Takeover? PepsiCo Looking to Buy KeVita

PepsiCo Inc. is in confidential negotiations to possibly add another probiotic provider, KeVita Inc., to its list of health-conscious beverage providers.

Your Microbiome is a ‘Sexy’ Topic for These Leading Doctors on Gut Health

Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.

Could Red Onions Be Used to Prevent Cancer?

Compared to other types of onions, red onions have a particular compound that especially works to root out and destroy free radicals in the body.

New Chewing Gum May Detect Cancer

The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.

Fruit Juice Could Be Causing Your Child to Gain Weight

Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.

Now You Can Drink Your Water and Eat It, Too

Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.

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.

3 Myths About Healthy Eating From ‘The Plant Paradox’ by Dr. Steven R. Gundry

Dr. Steven Gundry's new book, "The Plant Paradox," aims to challenge your idea of 'healthy' foods and offer better alternatives for reshaping your diet to focus on gut health.

12 Emotional Stages of Dieting: The Long Road From Hangry to Happy

You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.

Peppertree Berries May Fight Deadly Superbugs

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.

Scientists Uncover Key Fat-Burning Gene in New Study

While previous studies had found many links between the brain hormone serotonin and energy use, the core question remained: How does it impact metabolism?

‘No Sugar’ Labels May Not Reflect Actual Nutritional Value: Study

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.

New Study Busts the Myth That Healthy Foods Cost More

Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence. 



Chicken Tenders Recalled Due to Possible Contamination

Have you purchased frozen chicken breast tenders recently? Check to see if your product is involved in this recall.

Nacho Cheese From Gas Station Causes Botulism Outbreak

A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.

Salmonella Is No Longer King of Food Poisoning

The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.

Artificial Sweeteners Are the New Sugar Fix for Kids

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.

Enzyme Found in Baker’s Yeast Could Help Treat Leukemia

Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Healthy Eating: The Effect on Your Brain

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

7 Refueling Snacks to Eat Post-Workout

Maximizing your results after a workout is easy and delicious with these seven refueling snacks.

Why You May Want to Fast Before Working Out

Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.

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.

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.

Two Yale Students Think They Can Prevent Your Next Hangover

The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.

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.

The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar Substitutes

From the natural to the artificial, here's a breakdown of sugar substitutes and where they fall on the glycemic index.

This Natural Indian Herb Might Help You Fall Asleep

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.

Eating Fried Potatoes May Increase Chance of Dying

Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.

Mediterranean Diet May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

Researchers concluded that nuts, fruit and fish were most strongly inversely associated with one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer.

Waiting at Vending Machines May Help You Make Healthier Choices

Would you still pick an unhealthy snack from a vending machine if you had to wait longer for it?

Probiotics May Be Helpful for Premature Babies

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.

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.

Buying Guide: Our Top 3 Supplements For Thicker, Gorgeous Hair

We all want thicker, more luminous hair and strong nails. And there are hundreds of products available promising luscious hair and nails so strong...

Try These 7 Foods for Healthy, Glowing Skin

If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.

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.

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.

Gluten-Free Foods Might Cause Weight Gain

Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.

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.

Coca-Cola Funded Media Conferences to Sway Journalists: Report

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.

7 Foods to Boost Your Sex Drive

Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.

Pregnant Women Should Stop Eating Licorice, Study Says

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.

Cranberry Juice is Not the Answer for UTIs, Study Says

Cranberries have long been touted as a remedy for urinary tract infections, but a new study suggests that the health benefits may be overblown.

Mushrooms Are More Nutritious When Cooked This Way

A new study explores the various ways we cook mushrooms and what impact each method has on their nutritional value.

This Doctor Just Created a Slimming Chocolate

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.

Overweight Moms Are More Likely to Have Children Who Develop Epilepsy: Study

A new study found that the greater a mother’s body mass index, the greater the risk of having a baby that developed childhood epilepsy.

New Guidelines Say Infants and Toddlers Should Avoid Fruit Juice

Fruit juice is often high in sugar, which is why the American Academy of Pediatrics is revising their guidelines for its consumption at a young age.

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