Forget the low-fat muffin. It's not very good for you, especially when it's the size of a softball. Instead, focus on recipes that use healthy fats, whole grains, and less salt and sugar.
A little study out of Louisiana State University could have some big implications. It found that fat gain might not always show up on the scale.
A long-running study found that women who work overnight have as much as a 60 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes due to irregular sleep patterns and poor dieting.
New research suggests that our preference for salt is shaped in infancy, which is why we should move away from feeding babies starchy foods such as cereals, breads, and crackers.
Even people without celiac disease have taken to eating gluten-free foods, but the options are still limited, which means you might wind up in worse shape -- physically -- than ever before.
Pasteurized eggs, margarine, sugar, baking soda, and molasses all go through processes to kill pathogens that could make consumers ill.
In a recent weight-loss study, women who snacked between breakfast and lunch lost less than those who ate breakfast but did not snack
A new report found that emergency room visits associated with energy drinks increased from about 1,000 to over 13,000 in just four years
In much of the world, iron is boosted in formula to help infants avoid anemia, but a new study suggests we should reconsider this practice
In a small study, researchers found that cheese, often avoided due to its saturated fatty acids, did not increase LDL or total cholesterol levels
Fruits and vegetables as well as other whole foods contain the plant chemicals, which protect against heart disease, cancer, other diseases
Men with the largest waist sizes in a study of 120,000 adults had a 63 percent greater risk of developing cancer than small-waisted men
Researchers were surprised when they found that mice fed a diet without vegetables for just two weeks were missing important blood cells
Survey respondents say that they're paying attention to the nutrition facts, but eye-tracking research shows that that's not the case at all
Found in many foods, antioxidants fight the oxidation process, a chemical reaction that can cause damage to many cells in your body
Using cultured cells and mice fed a high-fat diet, researchers found an enzyme that differentiates between types of fats at the molecular level
In a study, calorie intake was higher in the first few months for babies who started eating solid foods earlier, but the others quickly caught up
In a new study, male participants did not seem to benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids found in many types of fish and long believed to lessen the risk of developing heart disease
Study participants given a low-calorie lunch did not make up for the lower calorie intake at other meal and snack times during the day
New research from Oregon State University finds that most freshmen aren't even eating one serving of fruits or vegetables per day