| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:47 AM
The biggest trend in the food world shows no signs of slowing down. According to a recent survey of more than 1,000 Americans by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 63 percent thought that following a gluten-free diet would improve physical...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:13 AM
On Sunday, four days into my monthlong vegan diet, I went to dinner with dear friends – 10 people who’d planned for many weeks to share a Chinese seafood feast.
Could I make an exception (a.k.a. cheat)? my son asked. I cannot say that wasn&...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:11 PM
In Tarahumara natives of Mexico and the highlanders of Papua New Guinea, coronary heart disease is rare. Some call them superhumans, but it makes perfect sense to Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn of the Wellness Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:30 AM
By Adrian Vella, M.D., Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to cure prediabetes, or does being diagnosed with it mean you'll either always have it or eventually become diabetic?
ANSWER: Having prediabetes does...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:10 PM
Why, when the calendar turns to a new year and we proclaim our most virtuous intentions to eat right and lose some weight, do we so often fail? A new study finds that come January, our resolve to eat healthfully may run headlong into a runaway train of...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:59 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — You've heard it before: Eat fewer calories, more fruits and more vegetables. Those recurring themes as well as some new advice about sugar, salt, meat and caffeine could be part of the government's upcoming dietary guidelines for...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Despite the popularity of such grain-eschewing diets as the Paleo and the gluten-free craze, a new study has found that people who eat a whole grain-rich diet live longer.
In fact, eating more whole grains may decrease people’s risk of death by up...
| 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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Q: As someone who hosts a lot of dinner parties, I find myself more often having guests with what I would consider "food fad" issues as opposed to real allergies. How do I politely distinguish between issues like the paleo diet and self-diagnosed gluten...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
More and more studies reveal that the best diet for the environment -- and for you -- is one packed with plants and light on animal foods. This is intuitive, as it takes fewer resources -- water, fossil fuel, acreage -- to cultivate plant foods, such as...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found.