| 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.,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:25 PM
A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly. Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:00 PM
It's the hardest of all fickle chatter to tune out. For me, anyway. Worse than kid talk or pet updates or commute problems. Worse than meeting reminders. The second I hear a conversation shift from the mundanely innocent to anything "diet"- and "health"-...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Q: I need to lose at least 20 pounds, probably more. I hear so many conflicting ideas about the best diet. What do you suggest?
A: In terms of weight loss, no diet comes out as the overwhelming winner. A recent study did suggest that low carb beats low...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests.
High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels — in people with or without diabetes — may be linked with cognitive problems.
In a study...