Almost 40 per cent of Canadians are eating lunch at their desks -- a number that reflects increasing workplace pressures as well as shifting attitudes toward meals, says the lead author of a new study gauging the country's eating habits.
The death of a 16-year-old South Carolina boy from a probable caffeine-induced heart arrhythmia has renewed concerns about the risks of young people consuming energy drinks and other beverages containing high levels of the stimulant.
For those trying to reduce salt in their diet, changing habits at home is not enough according to researchers, with a new study suggesting that it is foods eaten in restaurants and chosen at the grocery store which are the biggest contributors to sodium intake
Consuming too much salt is having a negative effect on teenager's health, and could possibly lead to cardiovascular disease in adulthood according to new research set to be presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting in San Francisco on May 8.
Kombucha tea has become hugely popular in recent years, with many enjoying the fermented tea's bittersweet flavour, and others touting the drink's promises of health benefits. But is the tea as healthy as many say?
People trying to lose weight should stop reaching for "diet" foods according to new American research, which found that the high levels of sugar in the products could actually be having the opposite effect.
By simulating a space mission to Mars, an international team of researchers noted that eating salty food led to greater hunger than thirst, at least in the long term. The reason seems to be a protective mechanism that conserves water in the kidneys.
Lots of popular yogurts contain probiotics linked to all kinds of health benefits, but a new Canadian study finds that most of those products don’t have anywhere near enough of the “healthy bacteria” to do much good.