Healthy Eating

Are Probiotics Right for You?

Weighing the evidence on how good for you these good bacteria really are. Though probiotics have only recently passed the 8 million mark in Google hits, these good bacteria

Tufts Unveils New MyPlate for Older Adults

Just as the federal government updated its food pyramid with the new MyPlate

Healthy Diet, Not Specific Nutrients, Best for Stroke Protection

An overall healthy diet, such as the DASH diet or the dietary pattern found in Mediterranean countries

FDA: Evidence Lacking to Ban BPA

Frustrating environmental activists, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected

A Good Nights Sleep Improves Food Choices

To eat right tomorrow, get a good nights sleep tonight

Comparing Cooking-Oil Choices

A complete guide to the nutrition and smart uses of popular cooking and salad oils. Walking into the vegetable-oil section of your favorite supermarket can easily trigger

Improve An Apple a Day Might Keep Cholesterol Healthier

New reason not to overlook antioxidants in apples health benefits.

Cancer Deaths Keep Dropping

Americans rate of deaths from cancer is down 20% from its peak in 1991, according to a new American Cancer Society report.

All-Natural Label OK for Bottled Tea with HFCS

The term natural on food labels, already meaningless

Mediterranean-Style Diet Counters Metabolic Syndrome

Score another one for the Mediterranean-style diet, a pattern of eating characterized by high consumption of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and olive oil, along with more fish and less meat