Spending time in front of the tube not only leads to mindless eating, but also sets children up to prefer unhealthy foods in general.
Who doesn’t love the scent of a juicy slab of bacon? People with two functional copies of a gene linked to the OR7D4 odor receptor, that’s who.
Eating a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids — from fish, soy or nuts, for example — may help stave off Alzheimer’s disease, the authors of a new study suggest.
Gen Xers are a lot more conscious about their food than their parents were — especially the men, who are cooking and shopping more and watching food TV as much as women.
A new review of data adds to the evidence that families who eat together most often are healthier.
You’ll be surprised at the list of health foods that some nutrition experts won’t touch.
Is fresh always best? Not according to a recent study, which found that canned foods can offer as many nutrients, but more cheaply and conveniently. Here are some especially nutritious canned goods that won’t strain your wallet.
Some extreme brides-to-be are using feeding tubes to restrict their calorie intake and slim down before the big day.
All French fries are not created equal. It turns out that sodium levels in the same fast food items can vary significantly between countries, according to a recent study — and can you guess which country’s Big Mac is especially …
A cluster of studies relies upon geographical data-mapping to analyze the impact of neighborhood on children’s health.
A survey of successful weight losers highlights the strategies that worked: exercising and eating fewer calories and less fat
Less than a third of parents of overweight kids and just over half of parents of very obese kids are informed by their physicians. What’s the problem?
How healthy is your county? An interactive survey ranks 3,000 U.S. counties on health measures including the number of fast food restaurants and the level of physical activity among residents.