Do high levels of dairy fats increase or lower the risk of type 2 diabetes? A new pooled analysis of 16 international studies aims to provide an answer.
All vegetables provide key vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but some have even more health benefits than others. Learn about 15 of the most healthful vegetables here.
Probiotics foods contain live, healthful bacteria that may help promote better gut health. In this article, we list the best probiotic foods and ways to incorporate them into the diet.
It is well-known that whole grains are a healthful addition to anyone’s diet, but understanding why has been a challenge. A new study lifts the lid.
Many foods contain arginine, including nuts, seeds, meats, and legumes. Learn about high-arginine foods and the health effects of this amino acid here.
Bulletproof coffee is a trending breakfast substitute that combines coffee, oil, and butter. Promoters of the drink claim it has a range of health benefits, including hunger prevention, lasting energy, and better mental focus. Here, we examine the pros…
Eggs are a low-calorie food rich in protein and nutrients. In this article, we describe how to use eggs for weight loss, including how many to eat and how to prepare them.
Nutritional yeast is full of vitamins and minerals, making it an excellent addition to a healthful diet. In this article, we look at the potential health benefits of nutritional yeast, which may include boosting energy levels and supporting the immune …
High estrogen levels can lead to health problems in men. Could changing the diet help control estrogen levels? We look at the research.
Prebiotics work with probiotics in the body to promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. Many prebiotic foods are suitable for vegans, including almonds, savoy cabbage, garlic, chicory, and leeks. In this article, learn more about the best …
Gatorade contains electrolytes that rehydrate people after exercise, but it also contains sugar and artificial colors. Is Gatorade good or bad for people’s health? We look at the research.
V8 is a vegetable juice. It claims to contain high amounts of vitamins C and A, and provide 2 servings of vegetables in an 8-ounce glass. Is it really good for you? Find out here.
As autumn settles in, Managing Editor Honor Whiteman discusses the importance of change and reflects on the improvements MNT have made this year.
Greek yogurt is a popular addition to a healthful breakfast and other meals. In this article, learn about the health benefits of Greek yogurt, such as improving bone and gut health.
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients. Oily fish, seeds, and nuts are among the best sources. In this article, we take a look at 15 omega-3-rich foods.
In the latest study to investigate the benefits of the Mediterranean diet, researchers identify a reduction in stroke risk for those who partake.
While yogurt is a popular probiotic food, it is not suitable for vegans. However, many other plant-based foods contain probiotics, including miso, tempeh, kombucha, sauerkraut, and kimchi. In this article, learn about these and other vegan probiotic fo…
Juice cleanses involve consuming only juice for a few days. Some people claim that they can aid weight loss and detoxify the body, but the evidence is scarce. Learn about the pros and cons here.
Fiber is an essential nutrient for boosting heart and gut health, and yet hardly anyone includes enough of it in their daily diet. In this article, we explain some of the best high-fiber foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains.
Carrageenan is a controversial food additive. It is FDA-approved, but some scientists believe that it can cause inflammation, bowel disorders, and even certain cancers. In this article, we look at the research behind carrageenan, including its possible…