Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.
A scientist in Singapore has created a purple, antioxidant-rich bread with the same smooth texture of white bread, but it is digested more slowly.
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.
Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.
A supermarket in Greenville, Ohio, gives free fruit to kids, and the community response has been overwhelmingly positive.
A District Court Judge has ruled that Chobani must halt its negative ad campaign against Dannon and General Mills’s 100-calorie Greek yogurts.
Coca-Cola has been caught donating to ‘charities’ that published propaganda telling people that sugary drinks are not to blame for obesity and other diseases.
The National Institutes of Health is set to launch a new study into how exposure to environmental toxins can spark disease at a young age.
Avoid weight gain this Thanksgiving by following these simple suggestions to enjoy the holiday without completely stuffing yourself.
Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.
A new study finds that fast-food commercials which are clearly aimed at young children are working, and they are compounding the obesity problem.
Reducing the amount of sugar that children consume for as little as 9 days is all it takes for youngsters’ health to start improving, a new study says.
Researchers announced that being overweight or obese at age 50 puts people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease early.
A sad story has emerged out of Texas about a 3-year-old obese girl who is believed to be the youngest patient to ever be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
A new study has found that vitamin C may be just as good as exercise for improving vascular tone in overweight and obese individuals.
In 1967. soybean growers and food manufacturers started growing a ‘cheap’ oil to sell. As a result, we now consume 1000 times more soybean oil today.
A new study shows that drinking a single sugary drink daily ups the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – even in skinny individuals.