A whiff of a decadent dessert can whet the appetite, but new research suggests that when it comes to the smell of food, you can have too much of a good thing.
Drowning your sorrows in ice cream won’t help you feel better in the long run. Here are five ways to keep junk-food urges from devolving into a full-fledged binge.
When it comes to your risk of diabetes, a new study by Harvard researchers suggests that eating less white rice could make a difference.
Telling people to choose healthy foods isn’t working. A better solution may be to let people eat whatever they want—just not to increase their calories over time
Eating a hot dog or a couple of slices of bacon a day comes with a surprisingly high cost to your health.
More flavorful alternatives to white sugar abound, but are they any healthier for you? Here’s a guide to what’s actually in your sweetener of choice.
In the first study of its kind, researchers link blood levels of healthy fats to brain size and memory loss.
For the first time in 13 years, a new prescription weight-loss pill appears poised to hit the U.S. market.
Gluten-free products are all the rage these days, but many health-conscious eaters who buy them may be wasting their money, the authors of a new commentary in Annals of Internal Medicine suggest.
We still don’t have a magic pill for weight loss, and the spotty safety records of diet remedies throughout history show why.
A new weight-loss study focusing on teenage girls finds that they may be more likely to eat healthy and exercise if they’re given the freedom to do it on their own.
Bread and rolls are the No. 1 source of sodium in the American diet, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Month three of boot camp has begun, but the pounds stubbornly refuse to budge. Could a food diary — or lack thereof — be the culprit?