Healthy Eating

Eating Yogurt Linked to Lower Risk of High Blood Pressure

Tufts research finds regular yogurt eaters are 31% less likely to develop hypertension.

Improve An Apple a Day Might Keep Cholesterol Healthier

New reason not to overlook antioxidants in apples health benefits.

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.

Grapefruit-Drug Interactions Found to Be More Common

If youre taking any regular medications, check with your doctor before including grapefruit

Eating Right May Prevent More Heart Trouble

Even patients whove already had a heart attack or who are on medications can benefit from a healthy diet, according to a new study.

Survey: Were Smart on Sugar, But Not on Calories and Weight

Americans seem to have gotten the message about avoiding added sugars,

Is There Such a Thing as a Healthy Snack?

With snacks now adding up to a fourth daily "meal," are you making healthy choices? Heres help for smarter snacking.

Dark Chocolate: A Valentine for Your Health

How to enjoy chocolates health benefits without overdoing it.

Legumes Improve Heart Risk, Glycemic Control

A new study suggests that legumes could also lower cardiovascular risk by reducing blood pressure, along with improving glycemic control.

FDA Proposes Sweeping Food-Safety Reforms

The US Food and Drug Administra-tion has finally unveiled proposed new food-safety regulations aimed at reducing the estimated 3,000 deaths annually from foodborne illnesses.