Many Americans consume too much added sugar, a habit that not only increases the risk of obesity, but may also increase the risk of dying from heart disease, a new study suggests.
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.
For people with elevated blood sugar levels, taking Chinese herbal medicines may reduce the risk of developing diabetes, early research from China suggests.
A new study calls into question the idea that people can be obese and still be "healthy," finding that, at least over the long term, obesity itself may confer a small increased risk of death.
Sugar drinks are linked with women's risk of developing endometrial cancer, which is cancer of the lining of the uterus, according to a new study.
Some studies claim to find junk food as addictive as drugs, but experts say that what actually determines the addictive nature of a substance, and whether an individual becomes addicted, is complex.
Cinnamon may improve blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes, a new review finds. However, more research is needed to see how much people should consume, the researchers said.
A state appeals court ruled that the proposed ban on large sugary drinks in New York City is invalid.
Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements didn't lower the risk of having a heart attack or stroke, or dying from one, for a high-risk group, a new study says.
Experts weigh in on the proposed ban of sales of large, sugar-sweetened drinks in some New York City establishments.