Dairy-Free Diets Could Harm Young People’s Bone Health

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.

New Study Weighs in on Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat Diets

In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.

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.

Diet Soda Linked to Obesity and Heart Disease

A new study finds that drinking diet soda actually leads to long-term weight gain among other health complications.

Healthy Eating: The Effect on Your Brain

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

Free Soda Refills Are Now Illegal in France

France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.

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.

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.

8 Foods Women Should Probably Add to Their Diet

For their nutritional benefits, these eight foods will do a woman's body good.

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.

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.

Night Owls Might Be More Likely to Make Unhealthy Food Choices

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.

Researchers Study How Fat Content Affects Ice Cream Taste

It turns out that people can't tell the difference between low-fat and high-fat ice cream.

The Deadly Foods We Enjoy vs. The Ones We Should Actually Be Eating

The read-em-and-weep list of delicious-but-not-so-good-for-you foods includes processed meats like bacon, bologna and hot dogs, whereas the 'good food' list recommends nuts and plenty of omega-3 enriched foods.

Kids Who Drink Non-Cow’s Milk Are Shorter Than Peers

A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.

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.

Prebiotics May Improve Sleep and Relieve Stress: Study

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.

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.

Gluten-Free Dieters May Have Unsafe Levels of Arsenic, Mercury

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.

5 Vegetarian Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat

It's #meatlessMonday, and we've got five vegetarian recipes to make today or any day.

Too Much Processed Meat Could Make Your Asthma Worse

If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from asthma, you might want to rethink your next ham sandwich.

Plate Color May Influence How Much You Eat

It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.

Does Drinking Alcohol Lower Diabetes Risk?

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.

Eating Cheese Is Not Bad for Heart Health: Study

A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.

Diet Soda May Be Linked to Stroke, Dementia

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.

More Vitamin D May Help Moms Prevent Asthma in Children

Mothers-to-be who are worried about their child developing asthma early in life may want to up their vitamin D intake, a new study suggests.

Now You Can Drink Your Water and Eat It, Too

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

Blueberry Juice May Increase Brain Function in Older Adults

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.

America’s Fattest Cities Are All in One Part of the Country

Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.

Eat These Foods Instead of Meat to Help You Feel Full

Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.

More Veggies in Your Diet May Reduce Stress

People who ate three to four servings of vegetables per day had a 12 percent reduced risk of stress than those who consumed just one serving or none at all.

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.

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.

Cooking on High Heat Could Increase Your Heart Disease Risk

The level of heat in your kitchen may have a direct correlation to your chances of developing a dangerous heart condition.

Baby Foods Contain a Significant Amount of Lead: Report

Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.

Report Claims Ingredient in Nutella Causes Tumors

The qualm is with palm oil, which, when refined at high heat, produces harmful contaminants.

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.

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.

Bad Gut Bacteria Could Sabotage Your Weight Loss Resolution

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

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.

Eating Apples and Curry May Starve Prostate Cancer Cells

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.

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.

Smart Labels Could Tell You When to Throw Out Food

Scientists at Clarkson University in New York have created a smart label that detects whether a product, from food to makeup, is no longer viable for consumers.

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.

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.

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.

Post-Election Stress? Try These 7 Foods To Keep Calm

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.

Too Little Gluten May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

You may want to rethink your gluten-free diet; a study conducted with participants for over 30 years revealed that those who ate gluten were less at-risk for developing diabetes.

More Mushrooms in Your Diet May Help to Prevent Alzheimer’s: Study

Researchers have discovered that mushrooms have major brain-boosting and curative powers.

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.

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