Healthy Eating

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

Less Sugar, But Still Lots of Sodas

A new CDC report, in conjunction with Emory University researchers, says US consumption of added sugars has dropped compared to 1999-2000

Better for You Foods Also Better for Profits

Healthier foods are also good for the bottom line, according to a new report from the Hudson Institute

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