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

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

Eating Just One High-Fat Meal Can Damage Your Metabolism

You may want to avoid that burger or pizza meal; just one high-fat meal has been found to adversely affect your metabolism.

Babies That Eat Eggs Everyday Grow Faster

New research adds to the notion of the incredible egg.

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.

Does Green Tea Improve Cognition?

The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Gluten-Free Dieters May Have Unsafe Levels of Arsenic, Mercury

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.

Are Your Taste Buds Dulled? You May Be Prone to Obesity

A new study found that participants with compromised taste receptors sought out more sugar.

Too Little Gluten May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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.

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.

Gluten-Free Foods Might Cause Weight Gain

Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.

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.

Blueberry Juice May Increase Brain Function in Older Adults

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.

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.

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.

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.

Two Diet Drinks a Day Could Double Your Diabetes Risk: Study

Researchers in Sweden found that sugary drinks can double a person’s chances of developing a certain type of diabetes.

Two Yale Students Think They Can Prevent Your Next Hangover

The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.

Free Soda Refills Are Now Illegal in France

France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.

Do Healthy Labels Actually Discourage Healthy Food Purchases?

Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.

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.

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.

Gluten-Free Foods Aren’t Necessarily Healthier Options, Study Says

Though the results weren’t universally consistent, the researchers said most gluten-free bread and flour products contained the higher fat and sugar contents.

Men Who Eat Garlic May Smell More Attractive to Women

In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.

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.

Diet Soda May Be Linked to Stroke, Dementia

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.

Hold the Paper: Fast-Food Wrappers Contain Harmful Chemicals

The substances have been tied to severe health problems, such as testicular and kidney cancer, and scientists warn that chemicals in fast-food wrappers may “leach” onto the food products.

These 7 Foods Could Be Killing Your Sex Drive

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

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?

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.

Could Drinking Just One High-Fat Milkshake Mimic Heart Disease?

A small study of healthy males found that eating a 1,000-calorie milkshake led to a troubling change among the men’s red blood cells.

Why You May Want to Fast Before Working Out

Not eating before working out may seem counterintuitive, but a new study says that waiting to eat until after your workout may help you burn more fat.

Kids Who Drink Non-Cow’s Milk Are Shorter Than Peers

A study showed that kids who drank plant-based milk only were significantly shorter than their peers who drank regular cow's milk.

Strawberries Found to Knock Down Breast Cancer in Mice

The scientists' success in animal trials may suggest strawberry extract as a curative remedy for breast cancer, although many more studies would need to be done before extrapolating to humans.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Too Many Women Seeking to Become Pregnant Lack Proper Nutrition: Study

The study authors also found that nutrition scores rose in accordance with a person’s education level, with the best scores generally among those with a college degree.

Omega-3 Supplements May Benefit Heart Disease Patients the Most

Although it is often taken as a preventative method, a new study shows that people who have not previously suffered from heart disease may not see much of a benefit in heart health when taking omega-3 supplements.

Daily Coffee Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Says Study

Coffee contains an abundance of micronutrients and antioxidants, and researchers discovered in animal trials that one compound in particular helps the body regulate fasting glucose levels

This Bionic Leaf Has the Potential to End World Hunger

Just like how fertilizer may have been the main factor in preventing a worldwide food crisis in the 20th century, now a ‘bionic’ leaf holds the same potential for our global future.

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.

Is The Sugar Industry Misleading You About Diabetes?

Studies funded by the sugar-sweetened beverage industry have been designed to mislead the public about how harmful sugar can be, a new study suggests.

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