Learn about the nopal cactus, commonly known as the prickly pear cactus. This article looks at its nutritional content and possible health benefits.
What we eat can affect our psychological health, but which foods are beneficial? A new study suggests that the answer may depend on our age.
Researchers have found that soy and cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, could reduce the long-term side effects of breast cancer treatment.
Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious conditions.
New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for obesity and overeating.
A look at how to make yourself burp. Included is detail on how burping works and the best strategies to force belching in order to relieve gas.
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may significantly improve symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, researchers report.
In this article, we examine allergic reactions to caffeine, including the symptoms, causes, and what can be done to treat and prevent them.
A look at xanthan gum, a food thickener with numerous health benefits. Included is detail on the potential risks of using it, along with the benefits.
A diet supplemented with canola oil worsened memory and led to weight gain in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.
Christmas is supposed to be the season of peace and goodwill, but it's often a source of stress, instead. Here are some tips for a stress-free Christmas.
Some people with ulcerative colitis experience frequent constipation. Learn about the treatment options, including magnesium and castor oil.
Researchers have discovered that activating the Hedgehog signaling pathway in mice fed a high-fat diet prevented them from gaining weight.
In this article, we examine the potential uses and health benefits of MCT oils. We also take a look at natural sources of MCT fats.
What is your drink of choice when you have a sore throat? The editorial office staff voted, but what does the scientific evidence say about their choices?
New study identifies key genes, biological mechanisms, and cell types that are active in a peanut allergy response and might offer targets for treatment.
Eating 40 grams of cheese every day could help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, suggests a new observational study.
A look at biotin-rich foods that can be added to the diet for a range of health benefits. Included is detail on types of fish, meat, and vegetables.
Different diets work for different people, depending on their DNA, suggests new research. Findings may soon lead to personalized diets.
An anti-inflammatory diet involves eating certain foods and avoiding others in order to minimize the symptoms of chronic inflammatory diseases.