A new study compares the effects of the Mediterranean diet with those of the Western diet on athletic performance and endurance to exercise.
The lemon detox diet involves drinking a lemon juice mixture for a set period. There is no evidence to support the diet, and it can potentially be harmful. Learn more here.
New research suggests that significant fluctuations in weight may negatively affect a woman’s ability to control her heart disease risk factors.
An unusual study finds that when people choose an indulgent dessert before picking the rest of their meal, overall, they will consume fewer calories.
Many women wonder whether it is safe or healthy to lose weight during pregnancy. In this article, we discuss the potential risks of doing this and explain safe methods to avoid weight-related complications in pregnancy.
Dragon fruit is a type of cactus that people often eat for its antioxidants, rich vitamin and mineral content, and unique flavor. Learn more about the proven benefits of dragon fruit here.
Two new studies examine how different TV-watching and breakfast-eating patterns affect the cardiovascular health of 2,000 adults.
It can be challenging to get rid of abdominal fat, but there are many techniques that people can use to help get a flat stomach. These include eating more fiber, doing resistance training, and reducing stress.
Cycles of a low-calorie, plant-based diet reduced inflammation, prompted tissue repair, and promoted good bacteria in intestines of mice with IBD symptoms.
A new randomized clinical trial investigates whether different dietary interventions could help overweight people and people with obesity avoid depression.
Black walnuts have potential health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of black walnuts here.
New research may have uncovered an 'easy, safe, and cost-effective way' to improve the lives of those living with multiple sclerosis.
Most people can treat colds and the flu with rest and home remedies, such as garlic, honey, and zinc. Learn more about home remedies for colds and the flu here.
Contrary to popular opinion, dietary self-monitoring, which is one of the most effective ways to lose weight, takes less than quarter of an hour each day.
A recent study charts the effect of recreational marijuana laws on the purchase of junk food. Their findings provide new evidence for the 'munchies.'
Researchers warn that, despite some efforts from fast-food chains to improve their menus, what they offer is probably more harmful to health than ever.
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are a group of three essential amino acids. Research suggests that BCAAs can improve muscle mass and exercise performance. They may also benefit people with liver disease. Learn more here.
Ketosis is a metabolic state in which the body burns fat instead of carbohydrates. Some people use a ketogenic diet to help them lose weight. Learn how to get into ketosis faster here.
High-protein snacks that are beneficial for health include nuts, pulses, fish, and seeds. People can add many directly to their diet. Learn more about the best high-protein snacks here.
In this Spotlight feature, we give you an overview of some of the most remarkable nutrition-related research published in February 2019.