Diet and Nutrition

Psychiatric Manual Includes Caffeine Withdrawal As Mental Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, o..

Paula Deen Redux – Dunkin’ Donuts Bacon-Doughnut Sandwich

Dunkin' Donuts appears to have borrowed a recipe from someone No Reservations host Anthony Bour..

Yup, this exists â”Lasagna-Bun Burgerâ”

Just when you thought that all Paula Deen inspired food monstrosities were over, this creature ..

Big Dairy Wants to Sneak Aspartame Into Chocolate Milk

Diet soda, bottled water, and artificially sweetened sports drinks have contributed to a steady..

Six Miracle Foods AWOL From Most Healthy Diets

Most families in the industrialized world subsist on a quick, cheap, and convenient diet of p..

The Hangover, A Closer Look

Written in 1768 by British writer William Hickey: "My first return of sense or recollection wa..

Coke Goes Global With Anti-Obesity Campaign

In an effort to appease critics who blame soft drinks for fueling obesity rates, and to address..

Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband Review

Rating (based on customer reviews): 3.5 out of 5 stars This thing is freakin' awesome. Seriou..

Study: British Celebrity Chefs Add to Britain’s Obesity Epidemic

An analysis of British based celebrity chefs published in Scientific & Academic Publishing (SAP..

The Sweetener HFCS-90 Has 2X Allowed Legal Limit

As Michael Pollan points out, the development of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) allows cheap, ..

A Veganissimo Guide For The Vegan Who Has Everything

Veganissimo is newly coined term meaning someone who is vegan to the highest possible standard...

Study: Restaurants Set Kids Up For Lifetime of Unhealthy Eating

Based on an 18-month study conducted by the Rand Corporation, 96% of main entrees sold at top U..

19 Powerful Superfoods That Guard Against Asthma

A regular diet of junk food is linked to more than just obesity. One recent study suggests eati..

Sugary Drinks Linked to 180,000 Global Deaths

According to a study by Dr Gitanjali Singh (Harvard School of Public Health) presented at an Am..

7 Brain Foods That Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

The Alzheimer's Association claims over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease -- one in ..

Can Food Memories Replace Calorie Counting For Weight Loss?

According to research recently published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, elimina..

Top Ten Outrageously Expensive Fast Foods

Americans are obsessed with fast food. And almost from birth, Madison Avenue bombards kids with..

Big Food Lobbies To Criminalize Whistleblowers

In a recent article by Washington, DC based journalist Will Potter, author of Green Is the New ..

Share a Meal, Fight Hunger

The Brooklyn Art House, a group that builds global art projects, has been connecting communitie..

10 Foods Linked To Depression

According to several researchers, there is an ever increasing body of solid research that shows..

10 Reasons Not To Drink Soda

Despite the health hazards related to drinking soda, last year a Gallup poll revealed that 48 p..

Do U.S. School Lunches Compare To Other Industrialized Countries?

In 2011, U.S. legislators blocked a proposal to improve the nutritional quality of the nation's..

The Best Way to Identify “Heathful” Whole-Grain Foods

In his informative article, P.J. Skerrett, Managing Editor, Harvard Health, advises readers on ..

Soda, Sweet Drinks, Increases Risk of Depression

Several studies have already linked a diet high in processed food with depression, and adds to ..

Vitafusion Multi-vite, Gummy Vitamins For Adults, 150-Count Review

Overall Rating (based on customer reviews): 4.6 out of 5 stars You want to be healthy. We all..

Viagra A Weight Loss Pill?

According to a published report in The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Expe..

Judgmental Forks & Ice Cubes Tell You When To Stop Eating and Drinking

Twenty-first century technology has engendered some interesting food related inventions. Some a..

CSPI’s Xtreme Eating Dis-honorees: The Worst Dishes in the US

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a nonprofit group that focuses on nutriti..

Junk Food Tied to Asthma

According to a study published in the journal Thorax, eating fast food three or more times a we..

Modern Wheat is Nothing Like Wheat Your Grandmother Ate

Author and preventive cardiologist William Davis, MD, makes the astounding claim that the moder..

Study: Saturated Fats Linked to Receding Sperm Counts

A diet high in saturated fats has historically been linked to raised levels of cholesterol whic..

New Weight Loss Device Sucks Food Up Out of Stomach

Aspire, a company in Philadelphia with a staff of eight employees, is commercializing a device ..

Overweight Brits Refusing To Exercise May Have Health Benefits Cut

Unlike the United States, Great Britain has utilized socialized healthcare for years. Supporter..

Study: Fructose Triggers Brain Changes Leading to Obesity

Scientists have used magnetic resonance imaging to show for the first time that fructose can tr..

Foods That May Trigger Headaches and Why

An estimated 10% to 15% of the population suffers from repeated migraines, mostly women, while ..

Deaths From Obesity Triples Those From Malnutrition

The Telegraph's Medical Correspondent, Stephen Adams, cites a landmark study that indicates obe..

3 Miraculous Benefits of a Juicer: Jack Lalanne vs Hamilton Beach

While the number one juice extractor selling on Amazon is the Breville (model number BJE200XL) ..

What You Eat May Increase Your Cancer Risk

According to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), there are more than 200 types of cancer...

US Population Isn’t Just Fat – It’s Obese

Based on data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a significant propor..

10 Reasons To Avoid High-Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the most common sweetener used today, and is incorporated i..

Restaurants Offer Discounts to Gastric Bypass Patients

NPR's Jessica Stoller-Conrad questions the wisdom of issuing surgeon-distributed food discount ..

Sarah Palin To Publish New Fitness and Well-Being Book

Sarah Palin recently told People Magazine she is working on a new fitness and wellbeing book wi..

Research: Nutrition A Key Role in Prevention of Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's dis..

The Rise of Civilization Coexisted with Drinking Animal Milk

Writing for Slate, Benjamin Phelan tackles the phenomenon known as lactose intolerance: the ina..

Pepsi Special: Japan’s New Fat-Blocking Soda

A curious variety of Pepsi has been released in Japan called "Pepsi Special," a beverage that c..

Can a Bacon Sandwich Cure a Hangover? Scientists Say Yes

Of the thousand and one alleged cures for a hangover, who would have guessed that after a night..

Pomegranate Juice Inhibits Growth of Breast Cancer

Good nutrition plays a central role in sustaining good health and preventing disease. That mean..

Forbidden Fruit NYC – I’ll Allow It!

I love sweets. I don't usually eat them because food writing can be quite dangerous to my waist..

All You Need to Know About The Optimal Diet

In a recent article, Dean Orish, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Californ..

No-Calorie Food Cloud – Just Inhale Your Meal

French scientist and Harvard professor David Edwards has created what he calls a Le Whaf (food ..