Avoid These Drinks to Help Prevent Brain Shrinkage, Dementia, and Strokes

Smaller brain volume and poorer memory are linked in two recent studies with soda consumption – including of the supposedly healthier “diet” kind.


Pediatricians Advise Parents: No Fruit Juice for Kids Under 1

In a statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics says that fruit juice should not be served to children under 1 year old, as it provides no nutritional value.


Avocados Could be Key in Avoiding Metabolic Syndrome, Numerous Ailments

A review shows that every part of the avocado combats every component of metabolic syndrome, which means you are protected from various ailments.


How Eating Animal Products Could Make Blood More Likely to Clot

Choline, a compound found in foods like eggs and fish, makes the blood “sticky” and may contribute to blood clots that cause heart attacks and strokes.


Could Eating Pasta Really Make You HEALTHIER?

A new study suggests that eating pasta could make you healthier and even make you eat less saturated fat. But is it really true?


Scientists Find Link Between Excess Sugar and Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists have recently discovered a link between excess blood sugar and Alzheimer’s disease, paving way for much-needed research.


Western Diet Found to Increase Risk of Fatty Liver Disease

More U.S. adults are developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Research suggests that consuming animal protein may increase the risk for the condition.


Study: Don’t go Gluten-Free if You Don’t Have Celiac Disease

A gluten-free diet doesn’t reduce the risk of heart disease, and in people who don’t have celiac disease, it actually increases the risk.


Resveratrol may Benefit Your Arteries, Especially if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Resveratrol, an antioxidant found in foods like grapes and blueberries, was shown in a new study to reduce aortic stiffening in people with diabetes.


100% Fruit Juice: A Healthy Drink for Kids, or Liquid Candy?

Everyone loves a cold, refreshing glass of fruit juice. But does it cause weight gain in children? Here is what one study has to say.


Trans Fat Ban Reduced Heart Attacks, Strokes, Deaths in NY State

The number of heart attacks and strokes decreased in New York State after several cities and counties banned trans fats, according to a new study.


Top Cardiologists: Saturated Fat NOT the Cause of Heart Disease

Three of the world’s top doctors say that saturated fat does not cause heart disease, and that people are too obsessed with their cholesterol numbers.


Vending Machine Device Could Spark Healthier Food Choices

When a Rush University assistant professor rigged vending machines to make people wait 25 seconds for unhealthy snacks, more people chose healthier foods.


What You Should Know About the Carcinogenic Nature of Overcooked Foods

As part of a new campaign, the U.K.’s Food Standards Agency is warning that overcooking starchy foods releases a substance known to cause cancer.


Is the Soda Industry Hiding Health Risks of Drinking Soda?

If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.


Fast-Food Joints are Trying to Win Over Health-Conscious Eaters

Fast-food chains are spending millions of dollars to make their menu offerings more appealing to healthy buyers, but it’s not working.


Australian Man Morphs Potatoes into Cheese. Yummy?

Would you eat cheese made from liquefied potatoes? An Australian engineer claims he has done just that, and is looking for investors.