Food and Nutrition
Food and nutrition affect both body and mind. Learn about all aspects of food and nutrition, from vitamins to aging to natural foods.
Ultra-processed Foods May Increase Inflammation, Chronic Disease Risk
Can you prevent heart disease with holiday foods?
Top 5 Anti-aging Vitamins
What's the Difference Between White Sugar and Brown Sugar?
A Simple Salt Swap Could Save Thousands of Lives, Maybe Yours
Should We Be Worried About Nitrates in Our Food?
Do You Need Soap to Get Your Dishes Clean?
How Salmonella Can Wind Up in Your Breakfast Cereal
The FDA and America's Frightening Food System
U.S. Workers Get 1,292 Extra Calories per Week From Snacks at Work
Do Nutrition Labels on Restaurant Menus Trim Down Calorie Consumption?
Salt: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
What Makes a Food 'Natural'?
20 Healthiest Foods Pictures
Edible Cactus: Natural Food
How Religion and Anti-regulatory Bias Birthed a $36 Billion Supplement Industry
The Case for and Against Taking Fish Oil Pills
You Might Need Half as Much Vitamin D as Previously Thought
Many of us are well aware that ultra-processed foods are harmful for our health. Two new studies have shown that poor nutrition may not be the only resulting health problem.
White and brown sugar differ a lot more than just on color. And within each type are several different varieties.
A landmark study showed that switching from salt to a salt substitute could lower the risk of strokes, heart disease and premature death.
By Alia Hoyt
Supplements promise the moon – lose weight, end depression, stop smoking, sleep better, get young again! The supplement industry grew to massive proportions by offering up perfection in a pill.
Everybody knows that carrots are good for you, but what happens if you eat too many of them?
When you're grabbing something to go with your coffee in the morning, which of these three baked treats will do the least damage to your health?
By Alia Hoyt
Confused about whether to embrace or avoid eating eggs if you're watching your cholesterol? A new, large study suggests you should avoid eggs, but nutritionists aren't all convinced.
By Alia Hoyt
Put down the donuts! Free food on the job can be hazardous to your health.
The FDA is considering whether to enforce a rule that restricts usage of the term 'milk' to dairy products. But makers of plant-based milks like soy milk and almond milk are fighting back.
Sure you can get salmonella from eating contaminated produce or meat, but your beloved breakfast cereal? Really?
By Shaun Chavis