After years of piling it on, Americans are now eating less fast food and fewer calories overall. But if that's the case—why are obesity rates still sky high?
Nutritional advice is often full of nonsense. Here are the top 11 “health foods” that are actually very harmful, along with the research to back it up.
The health benefits of switching from refined to whole-grain foods are well-established. But if you're at the store, you should know that many products are often "whole grain" in name only.
Whole Foods is raising the bar on GMO labeling, in a move that could radically change the food industry for good.
Coca-Cola just launched a multi-million dollar PR campaign to convince Americans that soft drinks have nothing to do with the nation's obesity epidemic. Does it make a strong case? You be the judge!
In Chinese culture, a colorful diet is often the best medicine. Now, scientists are doing their part to reveal the healing power of fruits and vegetables, by color.
Up to 40 percent of normal-weight people also manifest some aspect of the medical disorders associated with obesity. We must look past the number on the scale to the underlying cause of this phenomenon.
A new study offers some of the strongest evidence yet associating sugar, independent of other diet and lifestyle factors, with type 2 diabetes — a link that the sugar industry has sought for decades to debunk.
It turns out, feeding your body the right nutrients rather than stuffing it with "empty" calories will not only help you lose unwanted pounds, it's a key ingredient for living a long and healthy life.
A breakthrough investigation reveals the golden rule of the food industry: First you find a product that sells, then you find the disgusting ingredients that will make it profitable.
Monsanto convinced the world that genetically engineered seeds would lower herbicide use. It turns out, exactly the opposite has happened.
No matter how great of a processed-food sleuth you are, chances are you’ve never set foot inside a processing plant to see how these food-like products are actually made.