Poor diets may adversely affect mental health in all stages of life, from fetal development through old age, a slew of new research shows.
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.
A new drug for type 2 diabetes that is switched on by blue light might one day give patients with the disease more control over their blood sugar levels, some researchers say.
Artificial sweeteners that many believe may curb real sugar consumption and weight gain, may actually have an opposite effect and increase blood sugar levels, a new study says.
People with high blood sugar may be at a 15 percent increased risk for developing cancer, a new review study finds.
A sixth-grade student’s science fair project led to the discovery that erythritol, a sugar alcohol in Truvia, may be a human-safe insecticide.
Scientists have discovered that erythritol, the main ingredient in the artificial sweetener Truvia, is toxic to flies.
Scientists have already shown sugary drinks can add unwanted inches to waistlines, but a new study shows sugar-sweetened drinks may also lower semen quality.
Women who have gestational diabetes during pregnancy can lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by taking up on exercise, a new study has found.
A short, intense bout of exercise before meals may help control blood sugar levels, a new study finds.
Teens who drink sports and energy drinks may also be more likely to engage in other unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking, soda consumption and more hours of video game play, a new study finds.
A recent proposal aims to change the information we see on food labels. But what's really needed is an improvement to the quality of the food, not just the food labels.
Rates of certain serious, diabetes-related health problems have decreased substantially in the last two decades, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The nutrition labels on packaged foods will likely get a makeover in the coming years, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Added sugar in our diet is a very recent phenomenon and only occurred when sugar, obtained from sugar cane, beet and corn, became very cheap to produce.
A proposed law in California would require sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages to carry a warning label describing the potential health risks of the beverages.