Everyone now seems to know how good turmeric is for your body and mind, but how do you use it in cooking?
A new study published this month in the journal Appetite revealed that when rats were given the synthetic sweeteners saccharin and aspartame, compared to sucrose (table sugar), they gained more weight even at similar total caloric intake levels
Studies confirm that consuming nutrient-dense 100% orange juice and dried fruits encourages weight loss and increases general nutrition.
What is green coffee? Before Dr. Oz featured it on his show this year, creating a global consumer feeding frenzy, it had already been investigated over thirty years ago for its possible liver-regenerating, detoxifying and anti-cancer properties.
Are toys, pacifiers and even shampoo driving the epidemic of childhood obesity? Here's how to protect your family.
A groundbreaking new study reveals that non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) drive obesity- and diabetes-related changes in both mice and humans.
The federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was supposed to promote healthy eating. But it seems to have the opposite effect.
Sunlight is recognized for its vitamin D producing properties, but it has far more to offer than that. Did you know that it kills pain, modulates our lifespan, and may even convert directly into metabolic energy?
Chili peppers have been revered for centuries for their culinary richness as well as their medicinal benefits. But did you know that they can also help you lose weight?
Remarkable new research finds that cooking white rice with coconut oil may reduce its caloric content between 50-60%.
Since the early 1980’s the USDA Dietary Guidelines have urged Americans to eat a low-fat high-carbohydrate diet for their health and weight control. Since then, there has been an alarming increase in obesity, cancer and diabetes. Could the dietary guidelines be to blame?
It's an old debate — is weight loss all about limiting what you eat? The answer is not a definitive "yes." In fact, there's more evidence to the contrary.
Wheat's weight-promoting effects are newly confirmed. Used to add weight to cattle before slaughter, wheat has been used to pack on the pounds in animal husbandry since the advent of the discipline. Why should we be surprised that it adds weight to humans who eat it as well?
The ongoing battle of the bulge, while once considered primarily a matter of vanity, may actually be one of the best ways to reduce your risk of dying from a multitude of causes, but especially heart attack.
Pushed globally as a beneficial to dieters since its approval in 1981, accumulating research indicates that aspartame may actually damage the brain and cause cancer, to name but a few of a wide range of adverse health effects consumers risk by using this 'no-calorie' sugar alternative.
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get to the gym more often in the hopes of slimming down? Science writer Gary Taubes suggests that the exercise habit might just keep some people fat.
Could GE Baker's yeast, which produces insulin in human gut, be a cause of the worldwide epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes?
Could a few shakes of this yellow powder dissolve stubborn weight and TRIPLE your loss of body fat?
Is your yogurt damaging your health? Are these highly processed ingredients in your grocery store yogurt?
Obesity is developing at an alarming rate even in developing countries. Maybe the global obesity epidemic has nothing to do with eating too much food. Research suggests the problem may be rooted in your food’s packaging.
Numerous studies have shown the negative health effects of drinking soda on your waistline and your teeth. Drinking soda however, has far more serious health risks than many of us may realize.
We keep hearing that modern medicine is evidence based. So why did the AMA create the new disease of obesity by popular vote? The evidence does not show that being overweight is harmful. It does, in fact, show the opposite, that being overweight raises the age of death. But that didn't stop the AMA.
Promoted for decades as a "safe" sugar alternative, presumably to prevent or reduce symptoms of diabetes, Splenda (sucralose) has been found to have diabetes-promoting effects in human subjects.
A groundbreaking new study found that turmeric extract is capable of turning the "bad" white fat cells in our body into the "good" brown ones, potentially providing a completely new approach to winning the battle of the bulge.