Researchers in Sweden found that sugary drinks can double a person’s chances of developing a certain type of diabetes.
Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto took a fresh look at more than two dozen previously conducted scientific trials involving pasta consumption.
The researchers tested five types of diets on mice, dividing the animals into four groups based on similarities in DNA.
Although they still pose risks for extremely low birthweight babies, probiotics have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of deadly gut-related conditions in premies.
The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.
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.
You're in good company if you've gone through these twelve stages of dieting.
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.
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 gum detects “volatiles” within saliva as it’s chewed and is then studied to find if the chewer produced chemicals associated with cancer.
A new study found it is far more likely for a product to be less nutritious on the whole if it carries a “low” or “reduced” content claim.
Though the results weren’t universally consistent, the researchers said most gluten-free bread and flour products contained the higher fat and sugar contents.
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.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
Go ahead — have that second cup of coffee.
The ready abundance of the peppertree plant means that, should the treatment prove effective in human trials, the medical community would face no shortage of the disease-fighting berries.
Studies show rethinking your meal timing can curb hunger, burn fat and help you lose weight.
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.
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.
Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.
Scientists at Clarkson University in New York have created a smart label that detects whether a product, from food to makeup, is no longer viable for consumers.
Ocean pollution has gotten so bad that sea animals are ingesting more and more microplastics, which we inevitably ingest from seafood.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
New research shows that one form of vitamin D supplementation is twice as better at raising levels in the body.
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.
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.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
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.
In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.
Researchers believe that extra vitamin D helps to improve gut health by replenishing good bacteria.
The new findings suggest there may be an underlying physical mechanism, similar to addiction traits among substance abuse, contributing to the national weight trends.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
Researchers discovered that people who eat while standing up eat about thirty percent more calories than if they had been sitting down, which, with repetition, could cause weight gain.
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
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.
A new study found that the greater a mother’s body mass index, the greater the risk of having a baby that developed childhood epilepsy.
A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.
Mothers-to-be who are worried about their child developing asthma early in life may want to up their vitamin D intake, a new study suggests.
If you’re one of the millions of Americans suffering from asthma, you might want to rethink your next ham sandwich.
An anti-aging enzyme found in a number of natural foods, including broccoli, is showing promise in staving off the long-term effects of growing old.
If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.
The new study assessed vitality, depression, anxiety, motivation and other aspects of mental well-being among groups of participants who were directly given more fruits and vegetables.
Preparing home-cooked meals and turning off sources of entertainment during mealtime both encourage better food choices and contribute to lower obesity rates among families.
It's a chemical called titanium oxide, present in chewing gum, candy and even toothpaste, that's been shown to be harmful to the digestive system.
In studying the presence of beta-carotene in participants, the researchers found that perception of attractiveness was based solely on looks, rather than the actual presence of an improvement in health.
A study in rodents found that the typical diet consumed by American mothers increased the chances of offspring becoming obese.
There's no need to leave the house to treat a persistent cough, so long as you've got these commonly found remedies around.
Salmon farmers are looking into various ways to combat the sea lice infestation, as well as alternative farming methods, in the hopes of avoiding millions in lost revenue and increasing supply.