Energy drinks and soda? Yawn. Now it’s all about inserting caffeine into other foods, from potato chips to mints. What’s behind our need for more caffeine?
Diet & Fitness
The largest study to date on the effects of eating omega-3 fatty acids confirm that foods high in the fats can preserve memory and cognitive functions only in people without diabetes.
You’re asked a lot of questions when you’re an assistant coach for your son’s Little League team, as I was for two years, but with a new season underway I’m reminded that the two I heard most often last year were also the …
Obesity is a big problem that needs big solutions, and Facebook may be coming to the rescue.
More restaurants display calorie counts on their menus, but what if they also informed you what it would take to burn off those calories?
Parents who exert too much control over what their children eat may not be doing their adolescents any favors when it comes to controlling the youngsters’ weight, according to the latest study.
About 1 in 6 people in the United States gets sick from eating contaminated food, a rate that has not declined in seven years.
When it comes to making healthy lifestyle changes, which should come first — changing your diet or becoming more physically active?
While physical activity can lower the risk of heart disease, two studies suggest that jobs involving hard manual labor may harm, rather than help the heart.
With an aging population, rates of dementia will only climb, yet doctors have few effective strategies for addressing the worst symptoms.
Researchers find using a smartphone app to shed pounds may help dieters stay on track.
Complying with federal guidelines for healthy meals in schools helps children to stay leaner, according to the latest study on school lunches.