American Prescription Drug use more than Doubles

Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.

Proof the Ketogenic Diet for Cancer can be a Real Solution

In addition to weight loss, the ketogenic diet is very useful as a cancer treatment, often alongside other conventional and/or natural therapies.

5 Tips to ‘Trick Yourself’ into Eating Less and Eating Healthier

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.

A Mediterranean Diet Could Cut Your Risk of Breast Cancer

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.

New Medical Journal Report Criticizes 2015 Nutrition Guidelines

A BMJ report says the new federal nutrition guidelines recommended by a health expert lack the most recent dietary research and reinforce bad advice.

More Than 1/3 of Children Eat This Health-Hazardous Food Every Day

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.

New Study Suggests Ireland to Become Most Obese Nation in Europe

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.

The One Amino Acid You Should Be Eating to Lose 62% More Fat

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.

5 Simple Lifestyle Changes that Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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.

4 Disturbing Reasons to Pay Attention to Your Salad Dressing

If you are using salad dressing from a salad bar, grocery store, or restaurant, you are likely indulging in GMO-riddled, unhealthy dressing.

3 Ways Banned Trans Fats are Still Lurking in Your Food

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.

World’s Top Tennis Player Goes Gluten-Free With Great Results

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.

Education, Access to Healthy Food is Key in Ending Junk ‘Food Deserts’

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.

How Our Guts Are Being Damaged & Making Us Sick

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.

Newly Discovered Danger of High Fructose Corn Syrup is Alarming

New troubling scientific studies reveal how high fructose corn syrup-containing foods are causing yet another unwanted side effect – heart failure.

10 Amazing Foods to Add to the Standard American Diet

Americans are consuming way too much junk! Here are 10 great foods that have lots of nutrition that need to be included in your daily diet.

Guess How Many Calories Are in a Typical Fast Food Meal

Can you guess just how many calories that fast food restaurants like to put in their mass-consumed food? It is probably WAY more than you think.