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.
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.
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.
The new guidelines will make it easier for pregnant women to make informed choices about consuming fish.
Tears could be an alternate source of diagnostic fluid for assessing nutritional deficiencies, and studies show that people with these deficiencies blink more.
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.
The qualm is with palm oil, which, when refined at high heat, produces harmful contaminants.
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.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
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.
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.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
Have you purchased frozen chicken breast tenders recently? Check to see if your product is involved in this recall.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
Give babies peanuts to ward off deadly allergy. Being around dogs and dirt promote healthier growth, too.
Researchers find that both good and bad bacteria are essential to a healthy gut.
Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your diet.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from asthma, you might want to rethink your next ham sandwich.
Researchers believe that extra vitamin D helps to improve gut health by replenishing good bacteria.
A genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.
Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
Research shows that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to desire and consume unhealthy foods.
A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.
Enjoy that steak — new research shows red meat has less impact on cardiovascular health than we thought.
Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence.
A systematic review of research informing daily sugar intake concludes “guidelines on dietary sugar do not meet criteria for trustworthy recommendations."
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
Researchers say eating beans and peas are more filling than a meat-based diet and can contribute to significant weight loss.
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.
A weight loss secret could lie in the starchy water produced from cooking a sweet potato,, according to a new study.
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.
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?”
Researchers found that eating ice cream for breakfast could improve a person’s alertness and mental performance throughout the day.
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 Dipping Co. is voluntarily recalling some of its hummus dips and spreads due to possible Listeria contamination, the FDA reported.
Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.
Researchers found the moist environment in bags of salad provides the perfect setting for salmonella bacteria to grow.
Not getting enough sleep sleep and skipping breakfast could be predictors of childhood obesity.
The level of heat in your kitchen may have a direct correlation to your chances of developing a dangerous heart condition.
A study found that cooking TV shows overlook safe food-handling practices, influencing millions of viewers.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.
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.
Advocates of the taxes argued that sweetened beverages like soft drinks and soda are unhealthy and can cause diabetes.
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.