Research suggests that some high-dose supplements do little to prevent chronic disease among healthy individuals — and may do more harm than good.
Two-liter bottle of soda increased 64 percent; price of diet drinks jumped, too
In the largest-ever randomized clinical trial testing vitamin D for cancer prevention, the supplement did not reduce the risk of developing cancer.
Eating a plant-based diet may lower the risk of chronic disease, but poorly planned vegan diets can lead to serious micronutrient deficiencies.
People who followed the Mediterranean of diet had 25 percent less risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the course of 12 years.
Many “healthy” foods and drinks contain hidden fats, sugars or salt, each of which will curb your weight loss efforts.
A widely anticipated study has concluded neither vitamin D nor fish oil supplements prevent cancer or serious heart-related problems in healthy older people.
Can we reduce the salt in our diet yet keep all the delicious flavours we crave? This is a problem the food industry has been working on for years.
Our food choices are driven by our “Homer Simpson Brain System” – named after the cartoon character famed for making impulsive decisions.
Only 10% of corn masa flour and no soft corn tortillas–staples in the Hispanic diet– contained folic acid, which can help prevent devastating birth defects.
One grande pumpkin spice latte from a certain famous coffee chain has 50 grams, or 12 teaspoons, of sugar.
Two ‘contradictory’ studies had strikingly similar results: Getting around half of your energy from carbs is associated with the lowest risk of dying early.
Adult obesity prevalence is at or above 35% in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia.
Young women will gain one to five kilograms of body fat during young adulthood, while males will gain 1.5 to 10 kilograms on average.
The idea behind “food is medicine” is that if chronically ill people eat a nutritious diet, they’ll need fewer medications, ER visits and hospital readmissions.