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.
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?”
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence.
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.
Researchers say that food labels change the mindset, and the plates, of diners.
Advocates of the taxes argued that sweetened beverages like soft drinks and soda are unhealthy and can cause diabetes.
If your skin is looking a little dull, try incorporating these foods into your diet to get that healthy glow back.
A new study finds that drinking diet soda actually leads to long-term weight gain among other health complications.
Need a little boost in the bedroom? Try some or all of these libido-enhancing foods.
The study adds compelling evidence to support the overall benefits of green tea consumption, while finding even more reason to brew a batch.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
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.
A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.
Researchers tested inhaled resveratrol treatments on mice and found that it ultimately put the brakes on lung decline.
It turns out that certain plate colors have an impact on our perception of food.
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.
A study found that adults who ate dark chocolate one to three times a month were 10 to 20 percent less likely to develop atrial fibrillation, or irregular heartbeat.
You might be able to use a sprinkle of cinnamon to help cool off from a spicy meal, new research suggests.
Are the British onto something with this tangy food spread?
The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your diet.
After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.
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
Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto took a fresh look at more than two dozen previously conducted scientific trials involving pasta consumption.
Except for one city, most of the top 20 fattest American cities are all in the South.
Believe it or not, this ball of water is entirely edible.
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.
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
A new study on your body’s internal clock could lead to innovative new treatments for obesity.
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.
While Ashwagandha has been traditionally known to ensure a better night’s sleep for centuries, no one quite understood which active element of the herb actually helps to promote sleepiness until now.
Researchers of a new study recorded an almost 150 percent plunge in sodium intake from salty snacks and a more than 100 percent dive in sodium intake since the turn of the century.
Before reaching for that supplement bottle, consider eating more of these five delicious foods to boost your immunity and fight disease.
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.
Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.
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.
The researchers tested five types of diets on mice, dividing the animals into four groups based on similarities in DNA.
A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.
The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
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.
If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.
A report reveals that industry money was used to sway journalists to report that inactivity is a bigger problem than sugar consumption in the obesity epidemic.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
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.
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.
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.
PepsiCo’s Naked brand of fruit and vegetable juices is under fire for allegedly misleading consumers about nutritional benefits.
Have you ever been told to not eat past 7 p.m.? Here's why that practice holds merit.