Seemingly minuscule changes to the types of protein and carbohydrates we consume could profoundly affect long-term weight maintenance, according to a new study at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University.
Trying to slim down? Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig scored the best marks for effectiveness in a review of research on commercial diet programs, but many other plans just haven't been studied enough to evaluate long-term results.
Long viewed as a controversial dark substance, coffee is gaining ground among medical experts who say it can protect against heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and diabetes, even if it is decaffeinated.
Anyone concerned with maintaining healthy eye function may want to add more broccoli, sardines and blueberries to their diet, according to the recommendations from an expert at Loyola University Chicago.
Jamie Oliver, Britain's celebrity chef, has thrown down the gauntlet -- or maybe it's an oven mitt -- to Canadian politicians to join his international campaign for mandatory diet education in rich countries.