Coconut oil is shrouded in controversy. While health organizations advise a limited intake, it is seen by many as a superfood. What is the latest?
A large-scale study examines the link between diets rich in pro-inflammatory markers and the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
So many of us try so hard to reach the ideal body weight that we desire, but the question is: once we achieve our weight goal, can we maintain it?
If you or a loved one live with an eating disorder, helpful advice and support from those in a similar situation can be gained from eating disorder blogs.
Stress and changes in levels of 'hunger hormones' may help to explain why we're more likely to overeat in the evening than earlier in the day.
Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body.
In this article, learn about natural, risk-free methods to suppress appetite. We look at the science behind how these simple techniques work.
A new study shows how too much salt reduces the blood flow to the brain and leads to cognitive impairment in mice. The findings are applicable to humans.
Some people find it harder to lose weight than others, but why is this? A new study has identified a molecule in fat cells that could be to blame.
Scientists unravel the link between genetics and dietary fat and the role they play in the progression and spread of prostate cancer.
Consuming a Western diet may prompt irreversible changes in the immune system that make it hyper-responsive to triggers of inflammation, says a new study.
A look at some of the best foods for weight loss. Included is detail on what foods to incorporate into your diet and why they work.
A cocktail of engineered probiotics and cruciferous vegetables could help to prevent and treat colorectal cancer in the future, researchers suggest.
Learn about the potential benefits of aronia. We look at the nutritional content of these berries, along with how they can be incorporated into a diet.
When we perceive three of our basic tastes — sweet, savory, and bitter — we might have more than one 'taste channel' to fall upon, a new study suggests.
A study of three diets found that only a high adherence to the whole Mediterranean dietary pattern is linked to lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
An analysis of pooled data from published studies found significantly lower rates of frailty among older people who adhered to a Mediterranean diet.
Are you looking for ways to improve your mind and boost brain power in 2018? Look no further; we have compiled the best brain enhancing methods to try.
A new study concludes that getting extra sleep might help you lose weight. Could this be the easiest diet ever? We look at the research and pray it's true.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of mercury poisoning in children and adults. Mercury is highly toxic, so it is crucial to know when to see a doctor.