Research has found that an active ingredient found in chili peppers may help to fight breast cancer.
In a study of people with stage II colon cancer, those who ate tree nuts slashed their chance of cancer recurrence and death roughly in half.
The students say their product is better than other hangover supplements because it addresses the four root causes of hangovers.
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.
The researchers also assessed pancreatic cells from humans with Type 1 diabetes and discovered reprogrammed insulin production after a fasting cycle.
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.
The researchers tested five types of diets on mice, dividing the animals into four groups based on similarities in DNA.
Researchers discovered a linear association between low levels of B12, a vitamin largely found in meat and animal products, and preterm birth.
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The more breast milk the infants received, the more closely their gut’s microbiome resembled their mother’s.
Go ahead — have that second cup of coffee.
Many gluten-free products found in grocery stores often contain higher levels of fats than their gluten counterparts.
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.
For women planning on becoming pregnant, and especially for those who already are, experts highly recommend incorporating a folic acid supplement to prevent brain and spine birth defects.
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?”
Eating about one-and-a-half servings of legumes per week was associated with a 35% reduced risk of developing diabetes.
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.
In the age-old battle between low-carb diets and low-fat diets, a new study says low-carb diets may be the winner.
Enjoy that steak — new research shows red meat has less impact on cardiovascular health than we thought.
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.
Researchers tested inhaled resveratrol treatments on mice and found that it ultimately put the brakes on lung decline.
The study reveals the benefits of a diet rich in specific fruits.
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.
You’re probably used to applying sunscreen, but you can also protect your skin naturally through your diet.
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.
For their nutritional benefits, these eight foods will do a woman's body good.
Consumers believe higher-priced foods are healthier than cheap eats, even when there is no supporting evidence.
A genetic trait related to obesity may make some children more susceptible to junk food commercials on TV.
A gas station in California's capital city is under investigation for ten cases of botulism from nacho cheese consumption.
Believe it or not, the key to a happier mood for men could be as easy as eating a handful of walnuts. However, the same cannot be said for women.
The issue has become so commonplace that doctors in London prepare themselves for a “post-brunch surge” of avocado slicing injuries on Saturday afternoons.
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
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.
The holidays are a time of indulgence, but enjoying traditional holiday foods doesn’t necessarily mean ditching your diet.
Some of the most popular fast and restaurants are misusing antibiotics in their food, according to a new report.
Researchers discovered a direct link between higher daily fruit and vegetable consumption and cognitive scores among adults.
Sugar breaks down in a reaction known as glycation, and its byproducts can cause damage to brain cells.
Research shows that feelings of social inferiority can cause people to desire and consume unhealthy foods.
It turns out that the cells our bodies use to digest food need a break every now and then.
An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but blueberry juice will help you remember who the doctor is.
The trend of young people switching to dairy-free diets is concerning in that they may not be getting enough vitamins necessary for bone health.
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 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.
In the spirit of #NationalGarlicDay, here's the scoop on a lesser known fact about this potent food.
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.
Scientists have analyzed the medicinal purposes of the Indian long pepper by studying its properties.
Multiple studies have linked cinnamon to diabetes prevention and healthy insulin levels, and there appears to be a biochemical explanation at play.
Researchers found that the higher the dietary fiber intake, the lower the risk of developing osteoarthritis in the knee.
Researchers noticed this one outcome when people focused on dieting were shown art depicting slim body types.
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.