Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.
Enjoy that steak — new research shows red meat has less impact on cardiovascular health than we thought.
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.
Give babies peanuts to ward off deadly allergy. Being around dogs and dirt promote healthier growth, too.
Advocates of the taxes argued that sweetened beverages like soft drinks and soda are unhealthy and can cause diabetes.
Adding canola oil to your diet might help shrink stubborn abdominal fat in as little as four weeks.
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.
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.
A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.
The level of heat in your kitchen may have a direct correlation to your chances of developing a dangerous heart condition.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.
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.
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.
Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved two types of genetically engineered potatoes for commercial planting.
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.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.
Researchers believe that extra vitamin D helps to improve gut health by replenishing good bacteria.
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
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.
A new study suggests that men may want to reconsider the amount of red meat they eat in order to avoid this painful digestive disorder.
Not getting enough sleep sleep and skipping breakfast could be predictors of childhood obesity.
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.
Researchers found the moist environment in bags of salad provides the perfect setting for bacteria to grow.
Those seeking to lose weight should consider avoiding diet sodas because they could be hampering one’s weight-loss goals, a new study says.
Mukbang, which means “eating broadcasts,” is an online movement where people video themselves eating food, usually in large amounts
Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
Research shows that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to desire and consume unhealthy foods.
PepsiCo Inc. is in confidential negotiations to possibly add another probiotic provider, KeVita Inc., to its list of health-conscious beverage providers.
PepsiCo’s Naked brand of fruit and vegetable juices is under fire for allegedly misleading consumers about nutritional benefits.
Be careful about overconsuming energy drinks – you may wind up with a case of acute hepatitis, warns a cautionary case study.
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.
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?”
A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.
Your body may be quietly undermining your weight-loss efforts. A new study reveals that appetite increases as you lose weight.
You might be able to use a sprinkle of cinnamon to help cool off from a spicy meal, new research suggests.
Some of the most popular fast and restaurants are misusing antibiotics in their food, according to a new report.
A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.
Fruits and vegetables can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a study says.
Have you purchased frozen chicken breast tenders recently? Check to see if your product is involved in this recall.
A systematic review of research informing daily sugar intake concludes “guidelines on dietary sugar do not meet criteria for trustworthy recommendations."
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence.
Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.
If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.
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