A popular claim in vitamins, foods and drinks is they have antioxidants in them, and that’s a health benefit, but a nutrition specialist says we’re in danger of too much of a good thing.
Researchers suspect that the stability of five years of pre-K may have shielded the children against stress and health risks of growing up poor.
The Lose It! app sets a daily calorie budget to help you meet your weight loss goals, while tracking your steps and weekly intake.
New research out of Philadelphia shows that a meal at a sit-down restaurant may be just as bad — or worse — for your health than eating fast food.
Labeling choices by color, researchers found there was a 12% increase in the purchase of “green” or healthy foods and a 20% decrease in the purchase of “red” or unhealthy foods.
The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.
With a database of over 3 million foods, the Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker app makes it easy to keep track of what you take in.
We have heard it many times before: vitamin D can help prevent osteoporosis. But a new study suggests this might not be true.
In many people who do not drink alcohol or drink very little there is a condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Long John Silver’s “Big Catch” took the dubious honor, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Think fast food has gotten healthier? You might want to put down those coconut oil-fried, sea salt-coated french fries and think again.
The list, which highlights the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most contaminated by pesticides, included an additional “Plus” category for the second year in a row.
A consumer watchdog organization that reviewed thousands of meals for children says 97 percent of kids’ meals didn’t meet nutritional standards from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
JoAnna Zammiello, a clinical oncology nutritionist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia, says cutting out whole food groups doesn’t make sense.
People who have osteoporosis are at dramatically increased risk for fractures which, in the elderly, can lead to longterm health issues. So, how can this be prevented?