Food and nutrition affect both body and mind. Learn about all aspects of food and nutrition, from vitamins to aging to natural foods.
Did you really want that protein bar or do you just think it's better for you than a cookie? Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. Here are five products that people think must be good for you but may not be.
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.
Microgreens are all the rage now and many people swear that they're tastier and healthier than the bigger vegetables. But what does the science say?
Put down the donuts! Free food on the job can be hazardous to your health.
Hummus is a chickpea dip that has surged in popularity in the U.S. over the past decade. It sure seems healthy but is it really?
Are you really sure you want to know?
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.
A slew of new research suggests eating more nuts is not just good for your heart, but it's also good for your waistline.
We spend millions on dishwashing detergents every year, but how necessary is soap to the cleanliness of our dishes?
A worldwide study found that although most people consumed more salt than was recommended, it wasn't enough to do damage to their heart health. And there wasn't much of a link between sodium consumption and heart attacks.
Sure you can get salmonella from eating contaminated produce or meat, but your beloved breakfast cereal? Really?
The FDA is supposed to ensure the foods we eat are safe. But do you know what's in the foods you're eating?
Activated charcoal is making its way into smoothies, pills and food of all kinds these days. What's the truth behind the health claims?
Is something fishy with all those fish oil supplements?
Researchers looked at several studies before finding inconclusive results.
The sodium in salt causes most of the damage to our organs, so how much is necessary for survival?
Leftover pizza is practically a staple in college dorms and bachelor pads, but is it safe to eat at room temperature?
Some alternative health practitioners advocate drinking untreated water because it's 'healthier' for you. But scientists do not agree.
The average American eats 66 pounds of sugar every year, but the sugar industry doesn't want us to how much damage its doing to our bodies.
Raw flour has been shown to harbour nasty bacteria, even E. coli.
A second breakfast can be just as beneficial as a first breakfast.
Despite what you've probably heard, oysters are safe to eat in months with the letter "r".
Researcher says the finding points to a new paradigm: "Different people react differently, even to the same foods."
It turns out that eat 50 black jelly beans a day may not be what the doctor ordered.
When scientists used a new measurement technique on an earlier clinical trial, they got some very different results.