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Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's September 01, 2015

Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure? August 31, 2015

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals August 31, 2015

If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find August 27, 2015

Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules August 27, 2015

Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs August 27, 2015

Here are potential substitutes

Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants August 26, 2015

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds August 25, 2015

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers August 21, 2015

Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids August 21, 2015

Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

Health Tip: Poor Eating Habits August 20, 2015

Traits to avoid

Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health August 20, 2015

Eat healthier for your teeth

Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety August 19, 2015

2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return? August 17, 2015

Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

Health Tip: Eat Responsibly August 17, 2015

Maintain a healthy balance

Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety August 14, 2015

Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study August 14, 2015

But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight August 14, 2015

Adopt these success strategies

Health Tip: Drink Water All Day August 13, 2015

Always carry a water bottle

Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories August 12, 2015

They're not the only factor that influences weight

Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say August 12, 2015

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret August 11, 2015

Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk August 10, 2015

Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed? August 07, 2015

Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health August 07, 2015

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome August 07, 2015

Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes August 07, 2015

Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight August 07, 2015

Target weight loss to a special event

Health Tip: Opt for Alternatives to Soda August 06, 2015

And save on calories and sugar

A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study August 05, 2015

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life August 05, 2015

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids August 03, 2015

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier August 03, 2015

Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs

Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health July 31, 2015

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors July 31, 2015

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

Health Tip: Enjoy Berries July 30, 2015

They're good for you

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling July 24, 2015

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

Health Tip: Get More Nutrients July 23, 2015

Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity July 22, 2015

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods July 17, 2015

Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors July 16, 2015

They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt July 16, 2015

Serve it for breakfast and dessert

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer July 14, 2015

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal July 13, 2015

Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn