Healthy Eating

What Nutrition Info Should Appear on the Front of Food Packages You Buy?

Identifying healthy food should be as simple as buying an energy-efficient appliance

Worried About Diabetes? Make Sure You Get Enough Low-Fat Dairy

Low-fat dairy products may reduce older womens risk of developing type-2 diabetes

Omega-3s Reduce the Rate of Mental Aging

Does eating fish help protect your brain? Previous studies of the brain effects of the omega-3 fatty acids found in

Survey: Sugar New Obesity Villain

Consumers are switching their worries from fats to sugar as the dietary ingredient

Cocoa Flavanols Could Be Good for Your Brain

As the weather cools, a cup of hot cocoa might hit the spot-and could boost your brainpower

Olive Oil Boosts Blood-Vessel Function

Antioxidant compounds fight inflammation, expand blood vessels.

Should You Jump on the Chia Seeds Bandwagon?

What exactly are chia seeds? They come from a plant in the mint family (Salvia hispanica L.) cultivated in Central and South America; the seeds were once a major food source for people in Mexico and Guatemala. In health-food stores and high-end supermarkets, youll find two varieties of chia seeds - creamy white and gray-black - which can be used interchangeably. Brown chia seeds are not fully mature.

Understanding Food and Medication Interactions

Grapefruit and other foods can be dangerous in combination with common drugs. Heres what you need to know.

European Study Finds No Extra Bladder-Cancer Risk for Meat Eaters

In a rare bit of good news for red-meat lovers, a study of nearly a half-million people from 10 European countries has found no link between eating red or processed meat and risk of bladder cancer