Nutrition

Natural compound found in herbs, vegetables could improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

Natural compound found in herbs, vegetables could improve treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

More than 100 women die from breast cancer every day in the United States. Triple-negative breast cancers, which comprise 15 to 20 percent of all...
Common antioxidant in kiwi fruit can protect liver health

Common antioxidant in kiwi fruit can protect liver health

A common antioxidant found in human breast milk and foods like kiwi fruit can protect against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the offspring...
Our easy excuse to eat badly: Someone else is serving the food

Our easy excuse to eat badly: Someone else is serving the food

We already know that eating out is a bad habit. About two-thirds of Americans dine out at least every other day. And while research has shown...
Bait and switch: fish fraud runs rampant

Bait and switch: fish fraud runs rampant

Next time you go out for sushi in Los Angeles, don’t bother ordering halibut. Chances are it’s not halibut at all. A new study from...
Diet and bone health

Diet and bone health

Bone is a living tissue that is constantly broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone tissue no longer keeps...
Maple syrup helps protect neurons and nurtures young minds

Maple syrup helps protect neurons and nurtures young minds

Catherine Aaron and Gabrielle Beaudry were 17 when they knocked on the door of the laboratory of Alex Parker, a neuroscience researcher at the...
Every meal triggers inflammation

Every meal triggers inflammation

When we eat, we do not just take in nutrients -- we also consume a significant quantity of bacteria. The body is faced with the...
Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E

Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E

New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in...
Popular diet myths debunked

Popular diet myths debunked

As a new year begins, thousands will flock to the Internet in search of ways to boost a healthy lifestyle. Many popular diet facts and...
Can an elimination diet help you lose weight?

Can an elimination diet help you lose weight?

Cutting out food groups is a proven means of identifying allergies and sensitivities. But it isn’t a safe (or effective) way to drop pounds,...