Everyone now seems to know how good turmeric is for your body and mind, but how do you use it in cooking?
My mother always told us that watching too many episodes of The Three Stooges would rot our brains. As it turns out, she may have been on to something.
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.
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
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?
New research from New York State University has confirmed a link exists between Bisphenol A (BPA) and obesity. But there are a few caveats that reveal an even bigger link exposed in other research: The combination of sugary sodas in canned and plastic containers.
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.
An amazing new study finds this ancient healing spice might have life-saving properties in diabetes.
What child does not enjoy a brightly colored birthday cake on their special day? Mine certainly did, however, despite the fact that millions are sold every day, a store-bought birthday cake is one of most toxic treats that you can give a child
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.
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?
Japanese researchers have tested a traditional West African herbal remedy and found that it increases thermogenesis and stimulates brown adipose tissue loss.
The federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act was supposed to promote healthy eating. But it seems to have the opposite effect.
Studies confirm that consuming nutrient-dense 100% orange juice and dried fruits encourages weight loss and increases general nutrition.
Ever wonder why some people seem to have more inflammation, fatigue and obesity than others despite their best efforts? New research has discovered the answer relates to the diversity of our gut’s probiotic bacteria.
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.
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.