Nutrition

In America’s sandwiches, the story of a nation

In America’s sandwiches, the story of a nation

Everyone has a favorite sandwich, often prepared to an exacting degree of specification: Turkey or ham? Grilled or toasted? Mayo or mustard? White or...
5 simple tips for weight loss dieting success

5 simple tips for weight loss dieting success

For many, just the idea of losing weight can be discouraging. With the endless advice and trends that exist today, configuring a nutritious diet...
Soy-based formula may change baby’s reproduction system

Soy-based formula may change baby’s reproduction system

In a new study, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia find that babies fed by soy-based formula had differences in the reproductive-system compared with...
How changing your diet could save animals from extinction

How changing your diet could save animals from extinction

Transforming large swaths of the tropics into farmland could render almost one-third of wildlife there extinct, new research suggests. From the Amazon rain forests to...
Scientists advice people cut daily vitamin D intake in half

Scientists advice people cut daily vitamin D intake in half

In a recent study, researchers re-measured vitamin D with improved technology. They suggest that the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D intake can drop...
Average salt eating is safe for your heart

Average salt eating is safe for your heart

In a large international study, researchers find that for most people eating salt is safe for heart health except for those who eat more...
Scientist debunks 6 common myths about healthy diet

Scientist debunks 6 common myths about healthy diet

Healthy eating is a big part of a healthy lifestyle, and it can help prevent many chronic health conditions, such as obesity, type 2...
This new heart failure finding could improve care

This new heart failure finding could improve care

For more than six decades, oxidative stress has been linked to heart failure, a progressive weakening of the heart muscle that can lead to...
Diet without these amino acids could help starve cancer

Diet without these amino acids could help starve cancer

In a recent study, researchers from the Cancer Research UK find that diet without certain amino acids could help slow down tumor growth and...
A diverse diet may not be the healthiest one

A diverse diet may not be the healthiest one

Scientific evidence to date does not support the notion that eating a diverse diet is healthy or promotes a healthy weight. Some studies suggest that...