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.
What superfoods should I be eating? Are they more nutrient-rich when eaten raw or cooked? What makes them so super anyway? Your questions answered!
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.
Unhealthy fats are believed to lead to biological changes in the body linked with both heart disease and depression.
The second part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about becoming a vegetarian and how we can move away from factory farming.
Two new studies regarding trace contaminants in packaged foods - High bacteria counts in Canadian bottled water and high levels of BPA in canned goods.
Recent studies link bisphenol-A, a chemical commonly found in canned foods and plastic bottles, to erectile dysfunction and other health problems