A study finds that higher blood levels of linoleic acid — the most common omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid — are linked to lower risk of premature death.
A person’s diet plays a major role in jaundice recovery and prevention. Learn about metabolism and what to eat for a healthy liver.
Starting the day with a big breakfast, followed by a medium lunch and a small dinner, may benefit people with obesity and type 2 diabetes, new study finds.
New research now suggests that low-calorie sweeteners may actually help to increase fat formulation and lead to metabolic syndrome.
Foods rich in certain nutrients can have a powerful effect on eye health. Read about 10 foods for healthy eyes, other eye health tips, and warning signs.
Do you enjoy tea for its flavor or the soothing feeling brought by holding a steaming cup? In this Spotlight, we tell you which brews are best for heath.
In a new study, researchers dissect the metabolic interactions of coffee within the human body. They find an unexpected link with cannabis.
A range of issues can cause back pain after eating, including poor posture, ulcers, and even a heart attack. Learn about symptoms and prevention here.
A long-lasting salty taste can signal an underlying illness, infection, or hormone deficiency. Learn more about causes and treatments here.
Learn about what foods to eat and what foods to avoid to help alleviate symptoms of Hashimoto’s disease. Do gluten-free or low-GI diets help?
Vitamin D has been found to protect the heart against heart failure following a heart attack. Now, a new study describes how this might work.
Colorectal cancer is a common condition, and an unhealthful diet is a top risk factor. So, what should you eat for prevention and to aid treatment?
Albumin is the main protein in blood plasma and low levels can cause hypoalbuminemia. Here we look at the symptoms, the role of diet, and the outlook.
In a study of more than 33,000 Japanese adults, researchers found that a higher level of vitamin D could reduce the risk of cancer by a fifth.
Yeast allergies are common and can range from mild to severe. How is this allergy diagnosed, and what foods should be avoided? We find answers.
Baking soda is a popular method that many people use to help treat acne breakouts. But is it safe to use, or can it cause more harm than good?
Restricting food intake to a set time period every day could help to clear the brain of a protein that causes Huntington's disease, new research suggests.
A high concentration of resveratrol — which is a compound found in many food plants — can reduce replication of two poxviruses in human cells, study finds.
A detailed look at the average heights for women around the world. We also explore how factors such as genetics and nutrition impact height.
Put the salt down, because no matter how healthful your diet is, researchers found that consuming too much salt still increases blood pressure.