Fruit Juice Could Be Causing Your Child to Gain Weight

Data from the observational studies demonstrated clinically significant weight gain for children younger than the age of two.

Do Healthy Labels Actually Discourage Healthy Food Purchases?

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

Post-Election Stress? Try These 7 Foods To Keep Calm

As soothing and as tempting as it may seem, downing a pizza or a bag of chips might actually make your post-election stress and anxiety worse.

Man Develops Hepatitis From Energy Drinks: Case Study

Be careful about overconsuming energy drinks – you may wind up with a case of acute hepatitis, warns a cautionary case study.

Fast Food Fever? Those Cravings Could Be in Your Genes

Some people are hardwired with an appetite for high-fat foods, according to the study appearing in the journal Nature Communications.

Stubborn Belly Fat? Try Adding Canola Oil To Your Diet

Adding canola oil to your diet might help shrink stubborn abdominal fat in as little as four weeks.

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.

The Impact of America’s First Soda Tax

After enacting the nation’s first soda tax, Berkeley has cut sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by 21 percent.

Sugar, Sugar: World Health Organization Wants Countries to Tax Sugary Drinks

Citing a “global increase” in obesity and diabetes rates, the World Health Organization recommended a worldwide tax on sugary drinks.

The Diet Rollercoaster Explained

Your body may be quietly undermining your weight-loss efforts. A new study reveals that appetite increases as you lose weight.

Genetically Modified Potatoes Clear USDA Hurdle

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved two types of genetically engineered potatoes for commercial planting.

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.

Why Parents Can Relax Over Fussy-Eating Toddlers

If your toddler obsesses over Cheetos and throws a fit when you try to introduce a sweet potato, it might not be your fault.

Cranberry Juice is Not the Answer for UTIs, Study Says

Cranberries have long been touted as a remedy for urinary tract infections, but a new study suggests that the health benefits may be overblown.

Probiotic Takeover? PepsiCo Looking to Buy KeVita

PepsiCo Inc. is in confidential negotiations to possibly add another probiotic provider, KeVita Inc., to its list of health-conscious beverage providers.

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.

Most Cookbooks Lack Sufficient Food-Safety Information, Study Says

The study authors found a particular grievance with a common characteristic of cookbooks: using the duration of cooking in place of an internal temperature reading.

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