Mar. 28, 2017
The East and West are worlds apart when it comes to healthy eating, an online survey found.
Feb. 20, 2017
Experts met on February 14 at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican City to launch a debate on food values and the role and significance of the Mediterranean diet.
Feb. 20, 2017
Spanish scientists found the consumption of a MedDiet enhanced with four tablespoons of olive oil per day improved the beneficial actions of HDL cholesterol.
Feb. 15, 2017
A U.K. public health campaign aims to increase awareness of the risks of consuming browned food. This latest proclamation and vocal criticism from its opponents have cast renewed focus on the foods and diets known to mitigate cancer risk.
Feb. 8, 2017
A transition to a healthier diet is easier than you think. Here are six steps to get you started.
Jan. 26, 2017
Good taste can stimulate food intake acutely, and guide selection toward nutrient-dense foods that cause weight gain, but it does not determine how much is eaten chronically.
Jan. 19, 2017
UCL scientists found that no matter the healthy interventions of the future, flies previously fed on a high-sugar diet died earlier, as the activity of a gene associated with longevity was repressed by sugar over the long term.
Jan. 16, 2017
Prickly pear and brown seaweed improved the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in lab tests using brewer's yeast and fruit flies.
Jan. 3, 2017
A study finds the high magnesium content of the Mediterranean diet plays a key role in the benefits.
Dec. 31, 2016
A phenolic compound found naturally in olive oil reduces and may even prevent cardiovascular problems associated with diabetes mellitus, according to a new study by a group of Spanish researchers.