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The active ingredient in licorice has been found to impact fetal brain growth and development, and you may be surprised by how common it is to ingest it without even eating candy.
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 goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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.
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.
This oft-removed organ may serve a more important role in stimulating healthy gut microorganisms than once thought.
The qualm is with palm oil, which, when refined at high heat, produces harmful contaminants.
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.
Health professionals recommend skipping out on these health trends for the new year.
It turns out that having a healthy social life maintains one's mental and physical health.
The popular sports supplement creatine may be unsafe for minors.
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.
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.
Research shows that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to desire and consume unhealthy foods.
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.
If you’re using apps to manage your health – listen up. Many won’t warn you of a medical emergency, a recent study reveals.