February 10, 2019

Over the past decade, studies have pitted low-fat diets against low-carb diets to determine which one is superior for losing weight. Most have turned up similar results: There is little, if any, difference between the two diets in the number of pounds lost after a year...

July 16, 2018

In a new study, Stanford University researchers put more than 600 overweight adults on either a healthy low-fat or low-carb diet. It turns out, participants had similar levels of weight loss success on each plan.

Researchers looked for clues (such as insulin levels and...

May 5, 2018

We all love delicious foods, even if we know they may not be good for us. Foods high in energy – specifically sweet, salty and fatty foods – tend to taste the best.

This is likely because our ancestors needed to seek out nutritious, high-energy foods when food sources w...

April 30, 2018

High blood pressure is a potential killer if left untreated. Reduce your risk of developing the condition with these lifestyle and dietary tips.

Blood pressure that’s high over a long time is one of the main risk factors for heart disease. A blood pressure reading under...