Nearly half of all deaths from heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes may be due to diet, a new study finds.
A spoonful of monosaccharides helps the medicine go down! Feed your sweet tooth with the latest health findings on the sugar in your tea, your food and all over your body.
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.
Mary Tyler Moore's death on Wednesday at age 80 may highlight the long-term effects that type 1 diabetes can have on the body.
Researchers who study diet and weight loss learned many things during 2016. Here are some of their most intriguing findings.
Want to eat healthier in the New Year? We can help. Live Science’s resolution is to make a healthier you. February’s goal is eating better.
The sweetener in your beverage makes little difference in terms of the overall calories you consume in a day, a new study suggests.
Moderate drinking may have positive effects on some aspects of heart health compared to abstaining, a new study finds.
People who don't get enough sleep drink more soda and energy drinks than those who get the recommended amount of sleep per night.
Some medical myths endure no matter how many times they've been disproven. Here are 25 that just won't go away.
Depression during and after pregnancy may be linked to gestational diabetes, a new government study finds.
The sugar industry may have downplayed studies showing that eating too much sugar can cause heart disease, and instead tried to place the blame on too much fat in the diet, a new study says.
New recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) say that children ages 2 to 18 should consume no more than 6 teaspoons (30 milliliters) of added sugar a day.