“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may Actually Expand Your Waistline

A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.


Survey: Americans Simply Don’t Know What Constitutes a “Healthy” Food

A recent survey shows that many Americans don’t know what “healthy” food is, because they don’t have enough facts or they’re given conflicting information.


A Poor Diet During Childhood may Increase Breast Cancer Risk

In a new study, researchers found that teen girls who consumed an “inflammatory diet” were considerably more likely to have breast cancer as adults.


Does Sugar During Pregnancy Spark Allergies in Children?

In a study, researchers found a link between high consumption of free sugars during pregnancy and an increased risk of allergies and asthma in children.


Whether Artificial or Not, Nitrites in Food are Harming You

Hot dogs made with nitrites derived from celery juice or celery powder aren’t any safer than those made with artificial sodium nitrite.


Eating More of This Could Ease Pain, Swelling of Rheumatoid Arthritis

According to researchers, eating fish at least twice a week significantly improves the pain and swelling associated with rheumatoid arthritis.


How Any New Mom can Lower Her Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke in women, and the longer a woman breastfeeds, the greater protection she has.


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.