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.

New Chewing Gum May Detect Cancer

The gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.

Scientists Brew Probiotic Beer That’s Actually Good for You

The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.

Waiting at Vending Machines May Help You Make Healthier Choices

Would you still pick an unhealthy snack from a vending machine if you had to wait longer for it?

Enzyme Found in Baker’s Yeast Could Help Treat Leukemia

Researchers say that yeast-derived L-asparaginase may be a safer, more effective treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

5 Vegetarian Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat

It's #meatlessMonday, and we've got five vegetarian recipes to make today or any day.

Too Much Sugar May Lead to Alzheimer’s, Study Says

Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.

7 Bizarre Foods That’ll Make You Do a Double Take

Not to knock tomatoes or potatoes, but some foods are just more eye-catching and demand a closer look.

5 Probiotic-Packed Foods to Add to Your Diet

From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.

New Guidelines Say Infants and Toddlers Should Avoid Fruit Juice

Fruit juice is often high in sugar, which is why the American Academy of Pediatrics is revising their guidelines for its consumption at a young age.

Water vs. Diet Soda: Which Is Better for Weight Loss?

Those seeking to lose weight should consider avoiding diet sodas because they could be hampering one’s weight-loss goals, a new study says.

6 Ways to Remedy Your Sugar Addiction

Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.

Bad Gut Bacteria Could Sabotage Your Weight Loss Resolution

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

Buying Guide: Our Top 3 Supplements For Thicker, Gorgeous Hair

We all want thicker, more luminous hair and strong nails. And there are hundreds of products available promising luscious hair and nails so strong...

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.

Child Breakfast Habits Could Predict Obesity

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

These 7 Foods Could Be Killing Your Sex Drive

Not feeling "in the mood" lately? These common foods could be sabotaging your sex drive.

Avocados Are Causing Serious Hand Injuries

The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.

Night Owls Might Be More Likely to Make Unhealthy Food Choices

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.

Fructan Carbs, Not Gluten, May Actually Be the Cause of Gut Issues

Perhaps gluten has been miscast as the culprit the whole time.

This Doctor Just Created a Slimming Chocolate

After developing a variety of supplements that help to better your body from the inside out, Dr. Amy Lee and the Nucific brand are combining two ideas that are usually an oxymoron: slimming and chocolate.

Eating Pasta Linked to Weight Loss: Study

Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto took a fresh look at more than two dozen previously conducted scientific trials involving pasta consumption.

Scientists Uncover Key Fat-Burning Gene in New Study

While previous studies had found many links between the brain hormone serotonin and energy use, the core question remained: How does it impact metabolism?

Avocados Could Treat Metabolic Syndrome

In addition to reducing cholesterol levels, eating this fatty and fibrous fruit can aid in weight loss, therefore staving off the threat of type II diabetes.

Does Bribing Kids to Eat Their Veggies Really Work?

The goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.

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.

The Deadly Foods We Enjoy vs. The Ones We Should Actually Be Eating

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.

Naked Juice Lawsuit: PepsiCo Sued Over Health Claims

PepsiCo’s Naked brand of fruit and vegetable juices is under fire for allegedly misleading consumers about nutritional benefits.

Try These 7 Foods for Healthy, Glowing Skin

If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.

Cranberry Juice is Not the Answer for UTIs, Study Says

Cranberries have long been touted as a remedy for urinary tract infections, but a new study suggests that the health benefits may be overblown.

12 Emotional Stages of Dieting: The Long Road From Hangry to Happy

You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.

Ginger: The Superfood You’re Probably Not Eating Enough

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.

Celebrity Hairstylist Kim Kimble Launches New Hair Vitamin

Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.

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.

Are You Consuming the Right Kind of Vitamin D?

New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.

4 Beneficial Foods for Breastfeeding

Here are four superfoods that breastfeeding moms may want to add to their diet.

Study Says You’re Probably Eating Plastic When You Order Seafood

Ocean pollution has gotten so bad that sea animals are ingesting more and more microplastics, which we inevitably ingest from seafood.

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. 



Cinnamon May Protect Against Damage From High-Fat Diets

Multiple studies have linked cinnamon to diabetes prevention and healthy insulin levels, and there appears to be a biochemical explanation at play.

When You Eat May Be as Important as What You Eat

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.

Does Drinking Alcohol Lower Diabetes Risk?

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.

Getting Enough Sleep Could Help Prevent Unhealthy Stress Eating

A new study showed that stressed out employees tend to bring their stress home to the dinner table, often making bad food choices.

More Mushrooms in Your Diet May Help to Prevent Alzheimer’s: Study

Researchers have discovered that mushrooms have major brain-boosting and curative powers.

Eating Apples and Curry May Starve Prostate Cancer Cells

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.

How to Remedy Constant Workplace Snacking

Is your office culture causing you to mindlessly snack throughout the day and pack on the pounds as a result?

Eating Less Salt Could Mean Fewer Midnight Bathroom Trips

The researchers studied 300 volunteers who all previously reported high salt intake and sleep-related problems.

Drinking Sugary Beverages While Pregnant Increases Child’s Obesity Risk

Children born to mothers who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages versus those who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages were found equally likely to be overweight or obese, the study said.

Report Claims Ingredient in Nutella Causes Tumors

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

Why Parents Can Relax Over Fussy-Eating Toddlers

If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.

More Veggies in Your Diet May Reduce Stress

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.

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