Sugar Express: 30 Percent of Kids Have at Least Two Sugary Drinks Daily

32 percent of boys and 28 percent of girls between the ages of 2 and 19 consumed at least two sugary drinks daily, according to the CDC.

Burnt Toast Can Lead to Cancer, Experts Warn

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.

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.

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.

Testing Your Tears Could Reveal What Vitamins You Need

Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.

Caffeine May Prevent Age-Related Inflammation

Whether you prefer coffee, tea or even chocolate, regularly consuming caffeine has been found to procure health benefits, like combatting inflammation as we get older.

Report Claims Ingredient in Nutella Causes Tumors

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

Men Who Eat More Red Meat Are at Risk for This Digestive Disorder

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.

Sorry Sushi Lovers, Your Salmon May Have A Japanese Tapeworm

If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.

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.

Here’s Why You Get The Drunk Munchies

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.

Try These 5 Natural Cough Remedies

There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.

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.

Trouble Sticking to Your Diet? Try Looking at Art

Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.

Give Peanuts to Infants? New Allergy Recommendations May Surprise You

Give babies peanuts to ward off deadly allergy. Being around dogs and dirt promote healthier growth, too.

Bad Gut Bacteria Could Sabotage Your Weight Loss Resolution

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

Research Reveals How Indian Long Pepper Works to Fight Cancer

Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.

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.

5 Spices With Brain Health Benefits

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.

How to Get Kids to Eat More Veggies

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.

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.

How to Indulge During the Holidays Without Packing on Pounds

The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your diet.

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.

Vitamin D in Your Diet May Improve Your Gut Health

Researchers believe that extra vitamin D helps to improve gut health by replenishing good bacteria.

Kids With ‘Obesity Gene’ Are More Tempted by Junk Food Ads

A genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.

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.

Social Ladder May Control Your Food Cravings: Study

Research shows that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to desire and consume unhealthy foods.

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.

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.

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. 



Food Industry Study Questions Sugar Guidelines

A systematic review of research informing daily sugar intake concludes “guidelines on dietary sugar do not meet criteria for trustworthy recommendations."

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.

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.

4 Celebrity Diets to Avoid in the New Year

With the New Year right around the corner, it might be tempting to try a celeb-endorsed diet, but many of these fad diets are actually quite unhealthy.

Can Sweet Potato Water Have a Slimming Effect?

A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.

Eating Nuts Every Day Might Lower Your Heart Disease Risk

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.

Study Suggests Saturated Fats May Actually Be ‘Healthy’

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?”

Ice Cream for Breakfast? Study Says It Can Make You Smarter

Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.

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.

Sabra Recalls Hummus Over Possible Listeria Contamination

Sabra Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling some of its hummus dips and spreads due to possible Listeria contamination, the FDA reported.

Eating Dinner Early Could Help You Lose Body Fat

Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.

Bagged Salads Could Be a Breeding Ground for Salmonella

Researchers found the moist environment in bags of salad provides the perfect setting for salmonella bacteria to grow.

Child Breakfast Habits Could Predict Obesity

Not getting enough sleep sleep and skipping breakfast could be predictors of childhood obesity.

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.

TV Cooking Shows Might Be Failing Safety Standards

A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.

Too Much Protein Could Wreck the Benefits of Weight Loss

Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.

Healthy Eating: The Effect on Your Brain

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

Poor Diet During Pregnancy Can Age a Baby’s Heart

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.

4 More U.S. Cities Pass Soda Tax Measures

Advocates of the taxes argued that sweetened beverages like soft drinks and soda are unhealthy and can cause diabetes.

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.

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