Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.
Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.
Though healthy natural immunity is the best bet against cancer, researchers say they have found cancer’s Achilles Heel and are able to “steer” the immune system to kill cancers.
Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.
In addition to weight loss, the ketogenic diet is very useful as a cancer treatment, often alongside other conventional and/or natural therapies.
It can be hard to control your food portion sizes, but there are solutions. Here are 5 tips to eat less (but enough) and healthy at the same time.
The notoriously-healthy Mediterranean diet – with a heaping helping of olive oil – has been associated with a decreased risk of breast cancer in a new study.
A BMJ report says the new federal nutrition guidelines recommended by a health expert lack the most recent dietary research and reinforce bad advice.
According to a new CDC report, more than 1 in 3 children and teens ages 2 to 19 in the U.S. fill up on some type of fast food item every single day.
The World Health Organization predicts that Ireland will become the most obese nation by the year 2030. Why? Largely due to adopting a Western diet.
Eating more protein, and the amino acid leucine in particular, can boost metabolic rate 3x more than eating fat and simple carbs – leading to weight loss.
While it is seen as irreversible, Alzheimer’s disease can be contained. Here are 5 remarkably simple steps one can take to stave off this form of dementia.
If you are using salad dressing from a salad bar, grocery store, or restaurant, you are likely indulging in GMO-riddled, unhealthy dressing.
The best way to avoid trans fats is to know where they are lurking. Here is a breakdown of the favorite hiding places of partially hydrogenated oils.
Not only did Novak Djokovic handily just win the French Open against the number 2 player in the world, he won after adhering to a gluten-free diet.
As many as 23.5 million people living in food deserts can’t access healthful food. Here are the 5 biggest food deserts in the U.S. as of 2011.
Western diets and modern-day hygiene have wiped out important bacteria in our digestive tracts. Many may not know it, but this is a serious issue.