It knows when you try to pass off artificial sweeteners as the real thing.
Sugar isn’t exactly a health food, but researchers say it could be toxic — at least to mice — and that’s not good news for people.
Ever wonder what exactly those calories we consume every day are used for? Here are all the answers
Health experts offer tips for navigating the cereal aisle and finding the most nutritious — and tastiest — options among the fruity flakes and fiber twigs
Sugar-sweetened sodas can lead to weight gain and diabetes, but a new study finds just how harmful the beverages can be on the heart, especially for men.
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.
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, argue that sugar is toxic and needs to be taxed and controlled. Why it’s so hard to break our addiction.
Yes, it’s true: a new study from BMJ.com finds that eating chocolate is no sin. In fact, it was associated with a 37% lower risk of developing heart disease.
As any parent knows, you can prepare healthy food but you can’t make your kids eat it. So there are a few tricks we parents have up our culinary sleeves, particularly when it comes to calcium. Two words: chocolate milk.
A new study shows that people who are high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes may be able to prevent the disease by taking pioglitazone (sold as Actos), a common drug for diabetes treatment. But experts say that doesn’t mean …
The U.S. government announced its latest update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) today, advising Americans to eat less salt, sugar and fat, and to increase intake of fruits, veggies and fish. Pretty familiar stuff. …
It’s never fun being told what to eat — we all know that we should be eating more fruits and vegetables and cutting down on sweets and meats. But every five years, the government reminds us of these important lessons with the …