There are six essential nutrients that people need in their diets to ensure the body has everything it needs for good health. Read what they are here.
Initial research suggests that chia seeds may have a slight effect on weight loss. Find out more about this research and how to include chia seeds in the diet.
Leaky gut syndrome causes uncomfortable digestive symptoms. Making certain dietary changes may help people manage these symptoms. Find out which foods to eat, and which to avoid, here.
Inflammation is the body’s defense mechanism, but it can be painful and damaging when chronic. As well as medication, people can try natural supplements to relieve inflammation. Learn more here.
More plant based foods and fewer animal products may be the key to optimal heart health and lowering the risk of heart attacks or strokes.
Stevia, monk fruit, and erythritol are suitable natural sweeteners for people with diabetes and people following a ketogenic diet. Learn more here.
New research warns that levels of a toxic compound are on the rise in many species of fish and that this trend is set to continue. The question is: Why?
Staying hydrated is vital for overall health, especially during warmer months. Learn about the top 20 hydrating foods and their health benefits in this article.
Zinc plays a vital role in many functions in the body, including growth. Learn about which foods contain the most zinc here. We also cover vegetarian and vegan options.
Many people drink diet soda as a low or zero calorie alternative to regular soda. While it may seem like the better choice, diet soda still has health risks. Learn about them here.
Antioxidants are in many healthful foods. Experts believe that they help the body fight harmful free radicals that can lead to various health conditions. Find out which 13 foods to eat to get plenty of antioxidants here.
New research explores the molecular mechanisms behind the neurological benefits of the popular herb cilantro, also known as coriander.
The findings of a small-scale study show that buying local foods containing fewer additives could reduce blood pressure, abdominal fat, and diabetes risk.
Reducing dietary fat can help people reach or maintain a healthy weight. It also reduces the risk of heart disease. Learn more about low fat foods here.
New research has found that just one apple harbors millions of bacteria — but whether or not these are good for health depends on the type of apple.
People following a ketogenic diet can sometimes develop a red, itchy rash on their upper body. In this article, we discuss the link between ketosis and rashes and explain how to treat a keto rash.
Researchers from the United Kingdom cast serious doubts on official reports concluding that aspartame, the most common artificial sweetener, is safe.
According to a large new longitudinal study, people who eat a lot of hot chili in their daily diet may have a higher risk of cognitive decline.
Researchers have uncovered fresh evidence that following a Paleo diet may place heart health at risk, and they identify a possible source of the threat.
A large review and meta-analysis concludes that consistently following a healthful, plant-based diet may significantly reduce a person’s diabetes risk.