Researchers found that people who ate nuts five or more times a week had about 20% lower levels of the measured biomarkers.
The 6-month-old child quite overweight -- heavier than an average 1-year-old. But his mother just laughed when the resident asked how she was feeding the baby.
Pulses -- dried beans, peas and lentils -- are sizzling hot both for their nutritional virtues and because they're good for the environment. But they do pose digestive challenges, so...
Various measures show an astonishing one third to one half of seniors are malnourished upon being admitted to the hospital.
A Boston conference this week brought together leading food thinkers from across the spectrum -- advocates for everything from from paleo to Mediterranean to vegan diets -- and they hammered...
If a beloved friend asked you to join a diet organization with them, how would you respond? Would you respond any differently if that friend owned 10% of the organization?
A Harvard professor said there's no need for everyone to suddenly become vegetarian. But, he said, he hopes the WHO announcement will spark real dietary change.
Many school kids are trashing the fruits and vegetables they are now served as part of a federal law that was supposed to nudge the kids toward healthier food choices.
In case you missed it: "Scary Food Stories," part of our re-issuing of the best of CommonHealth's podcast, "The Checkup."
"Inadvertently, Nidetch also did real harm with her eating system and the conditional support that goes with it," says a therapist who specializes in eating disorders.
I was genuinely changed (for the better I’d argue) when I was young and had the privilege of watching Gilligan’s Island while enjoying Oreos and milk. For other kids, however,...
A new study offers insight into why it's better to eat "breakfast like a king, dinner like a pauper" -- and why shift workers are at heightened risk for Type...
The study found that men who ate a range of fruits and vegetables with high pesticide residue had a lower sperm count and a lower percentage of normally-shaped sperm compared...
In a recent post on her blog, Food Politics, Marion Nestle makes a clear case that food and nutrition 'research' is riddled with conflicts of interests.
Approximately 15 percent of the 2-year-olds in the study were drinking up to 4 ounces of coffee every day, researchers report.
A new report says about half of all American adults have one or more preventable, chronic diseases, and about two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. The culprit: poor...
A study finds that on the days they eat pizza, kids, tend to consume more calories, salt and saturated fat.
Louise's year of improving her health is over -- but what she's learned from it will take her on from here.
If, like most dieters, you’re hoping that feeding yourself a steady diet of self-criticism will inspire you to rein in your eating, think again. You’ve actually got it backward.
A consumer group hails the settlement of a suit that argued that granola bars should not be called "100% natural" if they contain highly processed sweeteners.