Have You Heard of the Low-Fat “SlimCado?” Avocado Incoming!

SlimCado avocados are advertised as being a healthier, low-fat alternative to Hass avocados, but the fruits aren’t exactly getting rave reviews.


Toddlers who Drink Non-Cow’s Milk may be Shorter than Their Peers

A study finds that young children who drink non-cow’s milk may be shorter than their peers, and researchers don’t know if it carries over into adulthood.


Study of 700,000 People in 46 Countries Shows How Lazy America Is

The United States, already one of the most obese countries in the world, is also one of the laziest, according to a recent study.


Too Many Americans are Obese, and it’s Rubbing off on Their Pets

Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.


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.


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.


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.


How the Sugar Industry Made Everyone Hate Fat – Fraudulently

The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.


Could Poor Sleep Habits Be Making You Fat?

Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.


New Study Links Prenatal BPA Exposure to Obesity in Young Girls

In a new study, researchers uncovered a link between BPA levels in pregnant mothers’ urine and obesity in girls up to age 7.


Shocking Finding: Pasta Consumption Associated with SLIMMER Waist

Italian researchers have found that consuming small amounts of pasta does not cause weight gain or obesity, contrary to what we are normally told.


Study: How to Turn Fat-Storing Cells into Fat-Burning Cells

Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.


Coming in July 2018: These Changes on Food Nutrition Labels

American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.


Balloons You Can Swallow – New Weight Loss Device

Now, losing weight may be as simple as swallowing a pill with a balloon inside of it – a device made by California company Obalon to curb appetite.


Diabetes and Prediabetes Rates in California: “A Storm is Coming”

A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.


First Russia Bans GMOs, Now a Junk Food Tax Could be Next

California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.