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 genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.
Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
Researchers in Sweden found that sugary drinks can double a person’s chances of developing a certain type of diabetes.
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.
A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.
PepsiCo’s Naked brand of fruit and vegetable juices is under fire for allegedly misleading consumers about nutritional benefits.
A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.
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.
Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.
Researchers discovered a linear association between low levels of B12, a vitamin largely found in meat and animal products, and preterm birth.
You might be able to use a sprinkle of cinnamon to help cool off from a spicy meal, new research suggests.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
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.
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.
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 in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
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.
Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.
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.
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.
Be careful about overconsuming energy drinks – you may wind up with a case of acute hepatitis, warns a cautionary case study.
Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.
Some of the most popular fast and restaurants are misusing antibiotics in their food, according to a new report.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.
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.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
Fruits and vegetables can slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a study says.
Give babies peanuts to ward off deadly allergy. Being around dogs and dirt promote healthier growth, too.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.
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?”
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.
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.
Some people are hardwired with an appetite for high-fat foods, according to the study appearing in the journal Nature Communications.
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.
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.
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 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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