Scientists Outline 6 ‘No Duh’ Habits that Will Shorten our Lives

Researchers have released a list of 6 deadly sins they say are most likely to shorten your life. Avoid them and experience a longer, healthier life.


A Strange Birth Defect is on the Rise in the United States, Says the CDC

Officials are alarmed at the increasing rates of gastroschisis, a potentially deadly birth defect of the abdominal wall believed to occur from environmental exposures.


Could This be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.


Study Claims to Have Found Cancer’s Achilles Heel

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.


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.