U.N. Expert Calls Junk Food a Human Rights Concern

A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.


Scientists Develop a Milk Chocolate as Healthy as Dark Chocolate

Thanks to a scientists at the University of North Carolina, you might someday be able to buy milk chocolate that is as healthy as dark chocolate.


Study: A Mediterranean Diet Beats Statins for People with Heart Disease

An observational study shows that eating a Mediterranean diet may help people with heart problems more than taking statin drugs.


Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


If You Want to Get Pregnant, Avoid Soda, New Study Says

A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.


What the Top 10 Foods on Twitter Say About America’s Health and Habits

Researchers studied mentions of food on Twitter to discover Americans’ relationship with food. Here are the top 10 food and beverage tweets, in order.


Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids the Key to Preventing Most Disease?

Dr. William Harris believes that omega-3 fats play such a huge role in preventing disease that he is launching the Omega-3 Index.


U.K. Government Orders Restaurants to Cut Size of Desserts

U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.


Study: The Glycemic Index is Unreliable

Millions of people with diabetes look to the glycemic index to help them pick healthy food choices, but a new study suggests the index may be unreliable.


PepsiCo Sued for Allegedly Misleading Buyers of Naked Juice

PepsiCo is being sued on behalf of 3 people who allege the company’s Naked brand juices and smoothies aren’t as healthy their labels state.


Study: Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 34% with This Kind of Diet

Researchers have found that eating a plant-based diet may significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes – though you do not have to go vegetarian!


Cheap, Tasty, and Harmful to Your Health: Ramen Noodles

Yes, ramen noodles contain toxic MSG; but there are more unhealthy aspects of these popular prepared food products than you might realize.


Shock: Sugary Cereal Considered “Healthy,” While Avocados are “Unhealthy”

The FDA is seeking public comment on what the definition of “healthy” should be as it applies to foods. Current standards may surprise you.


Could Gluten Literally Drive You Insane? Going Back 60 Years…

Could gluten literally make you insane? Evidence dating back 60 years suggests a link between gluten consumption and mental illness.


A Village Full of Centenarians Shares Secrets to Longevity

An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?


Could Giving Babies Eggs and Nuts Help Them Combat Allergies Later in Life?

New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.


Citrus Fruits, Antioxidants Help Stop Obesity-Related Chronic Diseases, Study Says

Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.