By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:57
Sensa and three other weight-loss companies are to pay millions in consumer refunds after the Federal Trade Commission found that their advertising is deceptive, and their products aren't proven effective.
By Lecia Bushak | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 13:36
Joe Cisna, a science teacher from Iowa, lost weight after eating McDonald’s for 90 days.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 14:28
Eating meat and smoking are the top two causes of cancer around the world, according to a study that looked at cancer rates and environmental risk factors in numerous countries.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 16:24
The residents of the Cretan village of Anogia and its surrounding areas express a gene variation that appears to protect them from cardiovascular disease.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:17
Children of mothers who eat nuts during their pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing peanut and tree nut allergies.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:11
A diet high in fat and sugar may lead to cognitive impairments in as little as one week.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 12/21/2013 - 18:06
Black women lost less weight than white counterparts while on the same diet, according to a new study, which points to metabolic differences.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 19:18
A study found that male mice with vitamin B9, or folate, deficiencies had significantly more offspring with birth defects — showing the importance of a healthier male diet before conception.
By Peter Sergo | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 13:22
Widely read author and pastor, Rick Warren, is now promoting the "The Daniel Plan," which uses faith to convince people to live healthier lives.
By Cindy del Rosario | Sat, 11/16/2013 - 18:28
New guidelines released jointly by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology give primary care providers and patients alike guidelines on how to tackle obesity.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 11:32
English researchers found that children entitled to free school meals are more likely to pick nutritionally valuable dishes than their peers.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 08:59
Researchers find that less educated German adults, especially those with physically demanding jobs, consume more energy-dense foods than their more educated peers.