| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Shawne Williams was thanking and cursing teammate Mario Chalmers at the same time.
Chalmers was responsible for selecting the team dinner menu when the Miami Heat played in Kansas City last week. He chose a meal that included several items Williams has...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The next time you go out for cheeseburgers and fries or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice.
A new study from UC Berkeley researchers found that mice who drank their fill of sweetened grapefruit...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Catholicism. Recently,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:24 PM
People who care about animals, about healthful eating and about the environment are finding common ground -- “finally the right idea at the right time,” said a cardiologist who was among the speakers at a dinner at vegan hot spot Crossroads....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Dietary fiber has long been touted for its digestive benefits, but the scientific research is booming on fiber's ability to boost immune health and reduce risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers.
Wendy Dahl, Ph.D.,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Say the word "protein" and it conjures up everything from Paleo and Atkins diets for weight loss to soy protein for heart health and whey protein for muscle building. At the other end of the protein spectrum are claims that too much can harm your kidneys,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Inflammation is like salt. A pinch is a good thing, but get a tad too much and it ruins everything. Chronic inflammation has been linked to everything from acne and allergies, to intestinal issues, neurological disorders, autoimmune diseases, and joint...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...