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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.
For people with prediabetes, swapping out some of the meat and cheese in your diet for some vegetable oils or nuts could help prevent diabetes from developing, according to a small new study.
American adults may make 11 million visits to the doctor in a single year because of obesity, according to a new government report.
Trying to help a friend keep weight off after a diet sounds like a good idea, but certain kinds of advice may actually have the opposite effect, a new study from Greece suggests.
Losing weight is only half the battle — for many people, the bigger challenge is keeping the pounds off over the long term. Here are the best science-based tips for weight-loss maintenance.
New CDC report finds 30.1 percent of Americans reported drinking a sugary beverage once a day in 2013, down from 50.6 percent in 2010.
A study of cadavers reveals a dramatic decrease of vitamin B12 in the brain across the ages but also among young people with autism and schizophrenia.
Working out more does not necessarily translate into burning significantly more calories, a new study finds.
By taking a 1-minute quiz, you can find out if you're at risk for prediabetes. The quiz is part of a new public service campaign.
To prevent heart disease deaths, people may want to focus more on eating more unsaturated fat, rather than eating less saturated fat, a new study suggests.