Residents of Naples, Florida, are the healthiest eaters in the nation, a new poll finds.
Eating well is becoming more and more of a science, with new research showing us which foods may lower our risk of disease, and which are increasingly pointed to as the culprits behind ill health. Researchers are looking to better understand how nutrients work in our bodies, with studies that analyze at the diets of people with heart disease, cancer, and other diseases, along with research aimed at helping people to lose weight, or maintain weight loss. From all this research, new advice constantly emerges for people who are dieting, or want to eat more healthfully. With news, features and reference pages, we will provide science-supported tips for improving your nutrition.
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Fasting diets are trendy these days, but they may be no better for weight loss than traditional diets, according to a new study.
Blame chronic inflammation (rather than cholesterol) for heart disease, a new editorial says. But the stance is controversial -- here's why.
It really may be worth it to follow experts' recommended cancer prevention guidelines, no matter your age, a new study finds.
Antioxidant supplements may not help ward off dementia, despite earlier research suggesting the contrary.
In an indigenous group of people in South America, researchers are finding the healthiest blood vessels ever studied, thanks in part to a diet that's rich in complex carbs.
People who feel that they've been judged because of their weight are less likely to exercise than those who don't feel judged, a new study from England finds.
A small proportion of obese people are "metabolically healthy," meaning don't have any of the typical risk factors for heart disease or diabetes.
Nearly half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes may be due to diet, a new study finds.
The biological and physical changes happening on Earth due to climate change will transform food production, researchers say.
New research runs counter to the idea that the obesity epidemic in the U.S. is caused by a lack of physical activity.
Looking to burn more fat? You could give fasting a try, according to results from a preliminary study.
Coffee and tea drinkers who regularly sweeten and flavor their drinks of choice with add-ins such as sugar and milk may be stirring in up to about 70 extra calories, a new study finds.
People who eat chili peppers may have a lower risk of dying over a two-decade period, a new study finds.
Researchers who study diet and weight loss learned many things during 2016. Here are some of their most intriguing findings.