Nutrition

How rare sugars might help control blood glucose

How rare sugars might help control blood glucose

In an era when the label "natural" hits a sweet spot with consumers, some uncommon sugars emerging on the market could live up to...
Less meat-more insect

Less meat, more bugs in our dietary future

Biologically speaking, humans are omnivores and we like to eat a variety of things. There is increasing interest in all sorts of alternative sources of...

Five myths about food allergies, debunked

Once upon a time, kids could bring candy to school for Halloween, and the market for trading lunchbox goodies was hot. These days, classrooms are...
Soda could be bad for your brain, and diet soda may be even worse

Soda could be bad for your brain, and diet soda may be even worse

Americans love sugar. Together we consumed nearly 11 million metric tons of it in 2016, according to the US Department of Agriculture, much of it...
Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer

Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer?

Researchers have discovered one of the reasons why broccoli may be good for your health. They found that sulforaphane, a dietary compound from broccoli that's...

Reasons not to give your dog bones

Many dog owners know not to toss a turkey or chicken bone to their dog; those bones are just too brittle. But the U.S. Food...

5 myths about food everyone should know

When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. Nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths...
Scientifically designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases

Scientifically designed fasting diet lowers risks for major diseases

What if you could lose weight and reduce your risk of life-threatening disease without any changes in what you eat — other than a...

Yes, it’s true: Wine is good for you — to a point

The Mediterranean diet has become synonymous with healthy eating, but there’s one thing in it that stands out: Wine is good for you. Although drinking...
Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes

Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes

A study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk...