Healthy Eating

Drinking Black Tea May Lower Blood Pressure

Maybe the English are onto something with their fondness for tea. A new Australian study reports

7 Keys Against Heart Disease

People who met more of seven recommended cardiovascular health factors were less likely to die of all causes and

Spinach Really Boosts Muscles

A new Swedish study suggests that Popeye may have been onto something

FDA OKs Boosting Bread Vitamin D with Yeast

Soon you may be getting more of your daily vitamin D from bread

A Double-Edged Sword: Dont Overdo Extra Iron

Recent research indicates that getting too much iron could be a concern for older people at risk for age-related neurogenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons and dementia.

Beverage Additives Safety Debated

PepsiCos announcement of plans to remove brominated vegetable oil (BVO) from Gatorade has cast a spotlight on the controversial beverage additive,

Menu Symbols Help Cut Calories

Combining calorie counts with traffic-light

SuperTracker Puts MyPlate to Work

Positive messages replace avoidance emphasis.If your New Years nutrition and fitness resolutions are starting to flag, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The New Fat Rules

Low fat is out and healthy fats are in. Heres how to make heart-smart choices. The American Heart Association recently revised its Heart Check food certification program in a way many people might

Dietary Fiber Has Benefits Beyond Regularity

If youre among the estimated 80% of Americans who dont get the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber, youre missing out on an array of health benefits-many of which arent directly connected to fibers well-known boost to regularity.