Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.
Diabetes is not triggered by eating too much sugar; it's actually caused when the body cannot absorb glucose.
Many gorillas in zoos are overweight and dying of heart disease in their twenties and thirties when they could live to be twice that age.
French researchers recently found that a certain type of snacking is harder on your waistline.
There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.
Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!
Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.
Did you know that the rate of twin births in the United States increased by 32% between the years of 1992 and 2001?
Unless you've experienced problems with your liver, you may not appreciate the many important responsibilities of this pretty extraordinary organ.