Dark chocolate generally contains less sugar and more cacao solids than milk chocolate. It is also rich in antioxidants and some minerals. Research suggests that regularly eating dark chocolate may provide several health benefits. Learn more about thes…
Almond and soy milk are the two most popular plant-based alternatives to cow’s milk. In this article, we look at the nutrition, health benefits, and environmental considerations of almond and soy milk.
Cod contains vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and protein. This makes it a very beneficial food source. Learn more about the health benefits of eating cod here.
Pooled data on 29,615 people spanning up to 31 years ties higher egg or cholesterol consumption to raised risk of cardiovascular disease and early death.
Nutrient-dense foods include salmon, nuts, sweet potato, and quinoa. Adding these foods to the diet can provide health benefits. Learn more about the most nutrient-dense foods here.
A research team has set out to prove that avocado seeds are more valuable than they seem because they contain compounds that may be anti-inflammatory.
Mushrooms are tasty and nutritious, but can they protect the brain from cognitive decline? That is what researchers from Singapore aim to find out.
A new study finds more evidence of the health benefits of consuming green tea. The authors conclude that it might reduce the risk of obesity.
Mustard oil may benefit the body by combatting inflammation and lowering the chance of cardiovascular disease. However, certain uses may not be safe. Learn more about the benefits and risks of mustard oil here.
The amount of sugar a person should consume varies, depending on their sex and age. In this article, we look at the recommended intake, as well as how to cut back on added sugar.
A new study compares the effects of the Mediterranean diet with those of the Western diet on athletic performance and endurance to exercise.
The lemon detox diet involves drinking a lemon juice mixture for a set period. There is no evidence to support the diet, and it can potentially be harmful. Learn more here.
An unusual study finds that when people choose an indulgent dessert before picking the rest of their meal, overall, they will consume fewer calories.
Dragon fruit is a type of cactus that people often eat for its antioxidants, rich vitamin and mineral content, and unique flavor. Learn more about the proven benefits of dragon fruit here.
Black walnuts have potential health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and blood pressure levels. Learn more about the benefits and side effects of black walnuts here.
Researchers warn that, despite some efforts from fast-food chains to improve their menus, what they offer is probably more harmful to health than ever.
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are a group of three essential amino acids. Research suggests that BCAAs can improve muscle mass and exercise performance. They may also benefit people with liver disease. Learn more here.
Ketosis is a metabolic state in which the body burns fat instead of carbohydrates. Some people use a ketogenic diet to help them lose weight. Learn how to get into ketosis faster here.
High-protein snacks that are beneficial for health include nuts, pulses, fish, and seeds. People can add many directly to their diet. Learn more about the best high-protein snacks here.
In this Spotlight feature, we give you an overview of some of the most remarkable nutrition-related research published in February 2019.