Supersized debate: opinions flowed over at the public hearing on New York City’s proposed ban on large-sized sodas, on which the Board of Health is set to vote on Sept. 13
Food & Drink
In 2006, New York City passed a first-in-the-nation ban on trans fats in restaurant food. Here’s how it worked
How long could you live off dehydrated fruit and powdered eggs? For astronauts on two- to three-year missions in outer space, subsisting on just-add-water meals gets old pretty fast.
This folk remedy may be for real: A new study finds that cranberry products really do help prevent urinary tract infections.
A bite of chocolate (or two)? Don’t mind if we do, especially if we’re celebrating National Chocolate Day on July 7! But will those cravings for something rich and sweet come back to bite us?
The 4th of July is all about friends, family and food, and you can still have fun without sacrificing your healthy habits or beach body. Health experts Dr. Wayne Andersen, medical director of Take Shape for Life, and Cristina …
Gelato, ice cream, frozen custard, sorbet — yum! They’re all delicious, but what’s the difference, nutritionally speaking? Our friends at Greatist break it down for you.
Having a daily cup of coffee or two may actually be good for heart, according to latest research.
Wonder why it’s so hard to keep the weight off? Take another look at your diet.
Media and public-health researchers argue that social responsibility campaigns launched by the soda industry are dangerously similar to those used by the tobacco industry to counter public health concerns.
It’s not just for chewing. You can use gum for everything from relieving stress to suppressing your appetite.
Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or exploring a new city, a pause in your normal routine can make it tough to stay fit — not to mention all those meals out and indulging in a few (O.K., a lot of) cocktails. The good news: …
Married men may eat their broccoli to keep the peace at dinner, but they may be likely to binge on unhealthy food when they leave the house, a recent study by University of Michigan researchers found.