Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health?
A USDA study - partially funded by the honey industry - found no significant health differences between consuming honey, corn syrup or refined sugar.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.
The new guidelines have implications for federal nutrition policy, influencing everything from school lunches to advice you get at a doctor's office.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
New research has thrown long-held health recommendations over fate consumption into doubt, but some experts are worried consumers will get the wrong message.
A new study has found organic milk is higher in omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk, but not everyone considers it a health breakthrough.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken steps to ban harmful artificial trans fats, a move health advocates welcome.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
Riding a wave of new research on microflora and health, a study published this week suggests a link between the critters in our bellies and heart disease.
A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.
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Four years after New York City's widely publicized prohibition, citizens are eating less trans fats.
A new study says our bodies don’t readily absorb nutrients from veggies, like beta-carotene and lycopene, without a little fat.
Nine out of ten Americans eat too much salt, and the bad news is in what foods that salt can be found.
This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
Your daily can of pop may increase your risk for high blood pressure and psychological dependency, even if it's diet soda.
Our fat-obsessed culture worries about heart disease and high cholesterol, but the benefits of home-rendered lard are hard to dispute.