There have long been claims that nightshade-family vegetables cause or contribute to inflammation. Research has generally shown the reverse, although with some exceptions.
Some of the latest research suggests that a ketogenic diet may be a viable option for preventing or treating Alzheimer's disease.
Intermittent Fasting: What Do We Know? A Scale and Tape Measure Intermittent fasting is a technique whereby a person withholds food on a regular basis intermixed with periods of normal…
Fiber is a key component of a healthy diet with potential benefits for heart disease, diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and weight loss.
While we generally assume the food we buy is authentic, in some situations, this may not actually be the case. Certain foods are fairly well known to be commonly adulterated, including olive oil, honey, and spices.
Carboxymethyl cellulose is a common food additive. Unfortunately, the latest research is suggesting that it may have numerous negative effects on your health.
The provitamin A from carotenoids, unlike high levels of vitamin A from animal products, appear to protect from bone loss, bone fractures and osteoporosis.
Fruit juice is often considered a potential part of a healthy diet. Yet, fruit juice contains a lot of sugar. In excess, it might have some negative health consequences.
Coconut oil has a bit of a mixed reputation. Some people claim it's good, while others say it's bad. For this week, we explore the research on coconut oil.
Neti pots and other types of nasal irrigation appear to help for both sinus allergies and infections.
Broccoli sometimes evokes strong feelings in people. However, the research pretty clearly shows that eating broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables likely provides significant health benefits.
Artificial sweeteners have some potentially concerning side effects. Fortunately, there are several natural, low-calorie sweeteners that appear to be safer options.
Artificial sweeteners are often touted as products to help individuals lose weight. Unfortunately, the latest data suggests that they may actually do the reverse.
While historically developed as a treatment for seizures, some of the latest information suggests that the ketogenic diet might have a
Recently, avoiding wheat has become "fashionable." Yet, wheat does cause very real symptoms for a subset of individuals.
Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world today. Historically, research linked coffee to cancer, although the latest studies suggests mostly health benefits from coffee.
Cancer has become the leading cause of death in the United States for middle age individuals. However, the majority of cancers are preventable and lifestyle changes can reduce your risks of developing cancer in the future.