Is This the Best Diet for a Better Brain?

From protection against diseases to better aging, there are plenty of reasons to follow the Mediterranean Diet-- aside from the fact that it is simple to follow and delicious. Now, new research is adding yet another item to the list of reasons to consume the Mediterranean diet—healthier brain tissue.

These Steps Can Prevent One in Three Breast Cancers

Most people believe that cancer is hereditary… that if they have the “gene for it” there is nothing they can do to stop it. 

Expert Tips to Break Free of Your Junk Food Cravings

If you crave processed foods that are high in sugar, salt and fat, you aren’t alone. These foods are addictive, much in the same way that drugs are. They can trigger cravings that can send you off on a binge. And if you try to cut them out of your diet, you could find...

Eating Potatoes 4 or More Times a Week Linked to Higher Blood Pressure

Potatoes are one of those foods that are easy to add to meals. They can be baked, mashed, fried and boiled. You can use them to make potato pancakes, hash browns or potato salad. In fact, potatoes are so popular that, according to the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, Americans eat about 110 pounds...

Lower BMI Linked to Longer Life

In today’s modern world of fast and processed foods, it’s not surprising that obesity has become a public health crisis. But does your body size throughout your entire life have an impact? To find the answer to this question, researchers tracked body shape and mortality among participants in two long-running studies. This includes over...

This Diet Boosts Mood and May Cut Breast Cancer Risk by 68%

Past research shows a link between the Mediterranean diet and an extraordinary array of disease-prevention benefits. The latest studies reveal two more advantages to add to the list -- fighting depression and breast cancer. It is becoming increasingly clear that this eating plan is a vital part of the formula for optimal health.

8 Vegetarian-Friendly Foods That Are Surprisingly High in Protein

Here's 8 foods you may not have expected to be such great protein sources!

The Great American Food Experiment: Where do Your Calories come from?

Here in the U.S., we all like to think we’re eating healthy. In fact, we obsess over it. But when we go to the grocery store, do we really stock up on foods that are loaded with nutrition and health benefits? Apparently not. A nationwide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed...

Studies Prove Food Choices Influence Cancer Progression More than Genetics

Eating more fruits and vegetables and less meat can significantly lower cancer risk.

10 Nutrition Facts That Everyone Can Agree on

10 nutrition facts that even nutrition extremists can't argue against.