A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?
In the past few years, enthusiasts have touted coconut oil as the next great health food. But it contains high levels of saturated fat, which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease.
Protein snacks and supplements are popular, but unless you're an extreme athlete or recovering from an injury, you may already get enough protein in your diet. Here's how to tell how much you need.
Michael Jacobson led the fight against "junk food" for four decades. He's now stepping down as president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
The study confirms that a diet incorporating some meat and animal products may feed more people around the globe.
Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good?
New research has revealed a correlation between longer life and eating chili peppers.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. We answer your questions about celiac disease and what are some good gluten-free substitutes.
Dr. Drew Ramsey talks about how diet can affect brain health. Growing tomatoes next spring starts with amending your soil. And, let's make fried green tomatoes!
Newly published research suggests that when it comes to obesity, it's not just what's in our food that matters, but what's in food packaging as well.
The FDA announced it would not rename high fructose corn syrup to "corn sugar," despite arguments made by the Corn Refiners Association.
High-end foods and raw diets are hip among doting pet owners, but are they really all they're cracked up to be?
First Lady Michelle Obama announced the first major changes to the national school lunch program in 15 years from an elementary school in Virginia.
A new study has looked at children's diets as a means of treating ADHD. Can avoiding junk food really affect hyperactivity?
If your food is stale, you're less likely to eat it, right? Not if you're reaching for stale food out of habit.
Potatoes can't catch a break these days. A new study claims that consuming daily servings of potatoes is linked to weight gain.
Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.