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.
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.
A new study finds that drinking diet soda actually leads to long-term weight gain among other health complications.
Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
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.
For their nutritional benefits, these eight foods will do a woman's body good.
After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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.
It turns out that people can't tell the difference between low-fat and high-fat ice cream.
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.
A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.
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.
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.
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 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.
It's #meatlessMonday, and we've got five vegetarian recipes to make today or any day.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from asthma, you might want to rethink your next ham sandwich.
It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.
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.
A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.
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.
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.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.
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.
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.
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.
The level of heat in your kitchen may have a direct correlation to your chances of developing a dangerous heart condition.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
The qualm is with palm oil, which, when refined at high heat, produces harmful contaminants.
Some people are hardwired with an appetite for high-fat foods, according to the study appearing in the journal Nature Communications.
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.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
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.
You might be able to use a sprinkle of cinnamon to help cool off from a spicy meal, new research suggests.
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.
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.
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 two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.
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.
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.
Researchers have discovered that mushrooms have major brain-boosting and curative powers.
Keeping the weight you've worked so hard to lose from coming back is possible with these diet and exercise tips.