Breakfast, we are told, is the most important meal of the day. But what if the benefits of breakfast are just another diet myth?
Aging bodies process protein less efficiently and need more to maintain muscle mass and strength, bone health and other physiological functions.
Research suggests that some high-dose supplements do little to prevent chronic disease among healthy individuals — and may do more harm than good.
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.
Our food choices are driven by our “Homer Simpson Brain System” – named after the cartoon character famed for making impulsive decisions.
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.
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.
There is strong evidence to support the health benefits of time-restricted eating (TRE) in animals, and recent small studies suggest possible benefits for humans, too.
A study of 100s of British adults trying to lose weight and review of other weight-loss studies has identified 10 strategies that may help you lose weight.
For most, following a low carb diet, rather than a no carb diet, is much more practical – as it will also allow for the inclusion of fruit and all vegetables.
Research suggests that veganism can have health benefits — if well planned.
Most types of cheese contain salt and saturated fat, but cheese is also high in protein and calcium. So what’s the verdict: good or bad?