The authors of a new study conclude that for people already at risk of cardiovascular disease, adding walnuts to a low-fat diet could lower that risk.
To date, experts have seen urbanization trends as a key driver of the global obesity 'epidemic,' but a major new study now challenges that assumption.
Many commercial cereals are high in carbohydrates and contain added sugars. Learn about which cereals are safe for people with diabetes to eat in this article.
Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight can help people with diabetes manage their blood sugar and prevent complications. Learn about the best diets to lose weight safely here.
Many adults in the United States reach for unhealthful, sugary foods, with potentially negative health consequences. Could an experimental game help them?
There is evidence that some beneficial muscle-building supplements include protein, creatine, and caffeine. The best choice depends on a person’s needs. Learn more here.
The Whole30 diet involves not eating grains, legumes, dairy, and specific other food groups for 30 days. It is safe to try for most people and may have health benefits. Learn more here.
A study that links drinking salinated water to lower blood pressure attributes the effect to benefits of calcium and magnesium exceeding harms of sodium.
A large new study shows that global alcohol intake increased sharply between 1990 and 2017. This pattern is set to continue up to 2030, the authors warn.
Raisins have many nutritional benefits and can aid digestion, as well as improve eyesight. People can easily add them to their diet. Learn more about the benefits of raisins here.
Silicon dioxide is a food additive. It is generally safe and occurs in many leafy greens and other vegetables. Inhaling fine particles may cause adverse effects. Learn more here.
Pickles are vegetables that people put in jars with brine. Fermented pickles can have a variety of health benefits, as they encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Learn more.
Scientists are debating whether soy protein can reduce levels of 'bad' cholesterol. A new meta-analysis challenges the FDA's shifting position.
Excessive burping can occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), consuming certain foods, or aerophagia or supragastric belching. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more here.
Fermented foods, including kombucha, miso, tempeh, and sauerkraut, offer a variety of health benefits. Learn about these fermented foods and others in this article.
High cholesterol levels can increase a person’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularly. Learn more here.
A new study that used data from 136 countries concludes that consuming more rice could reduce global obesity. However, significant questions remain.
A recent study in mice warns that 'overloading' on the amino acids that popular protein shakes contain may lead to health problems and shorten lifespan.
The majority of popcorn is carbohydrates, and people can consume it as part of a healthful diet. Learn more about how many carbs are in popcorn, and how to enjoy it here.
A small study has found that men who are at risk of diabetes could benefit from following a time-restricted diet, which can improve blood sugar control.