The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
Multiple studies have linked cinnamon to diabetes prevention and healthy insulin levels, and there appears to be a biochemical explanation at play.
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Eating fried potatoes two to three times a week was found to be associated with a higher mortality rate among study participants.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
A new study suggests that men may want to reconsider the amount of red meat they eat in order to avoid a painful digestive disorder.
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.
From kimchi to dark chocolate, here are some foods packed with probiotics that are good for gut health and microbiome balance.
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.
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The qualm is with palm oil, which, when refined at high heat, produces harmful contaminants.
For their nutritional benefits, these eight foods will do a woman's body good.
PepsiCo Inc. is in confidential negotiations to possibly add another probiotic provider, KeVita Inc., to its list of health-conscious beverage providers.
Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.
Too much protein in your diet could affect your metabolism in ways you're not expecting.
Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.
New research shows that a baby from an undernourished mother is more likely to suffer early heart aging than the child of an well-nourished parent.
If you're an avid sushi eater, you may want to hold off on those salmon rolls right now.
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.
Eight types of baby foods had detectable amounts of lead in more than 40 percent of samples.
The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.
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 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.
France's recent law prohibiting free refills of sugary sodas aims is in response to the rising rate of obesity there.
Researchers speculate there could be a variety of reasons sugar affects someone’s mental health.
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.
Read our interview with Kim Kimble, hairstylist to stars like Oprah and Beyoncé, and creator of a new hair health supplement in gummy form.
Mukbang, which means “eating broadcasts,” is an online movement where people video themselves eating food, usually in large amounts
Some people are hardwired with an appetite for high-fat foods, according to the study appearing in the journal Nature Communications.
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.
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.
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.
Gut health was one of many topics discussed at the 2017 American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting in San Diego.
The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.
A study suggests that it’s when you eat – not what you eat – that could help shed weight.
Those seeking to lose weight should consider avoiding diet sodas because they could be hampering one’s weight-loss goals, a new study says.
The study researchers discovered a stark benefit among women who consumed high levels of the essential vitamin.
Humans, as it turns out, are a terrible source of calories and nutrients.
Researchers found that alternate-day fasting didn’t make that much of a difference in weight loss compared to people who counted calories.
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.
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 goal is for children to continue eating vegetables not because of the reward, but because they are in the habit of eating healthy.
A new study debunks claims that eating dairy products has an adverse effect on cardiovascular health.
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.
Here are six steps you can take towards curbing a sugar addiction.
The bacteria that now outranks salmonella is found naturally in the intestines of chickens, cattle and other animals.
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.
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.
When given to mice, an infection known as reovirus sparked an inflammatory response that led the immune system to “overreact” to gluten and essentially bring on celiac disease.