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These Healthy Habits Might Lengthen Your Life
A new study identified five healthy habits that could increase your life expectancy.
Salt and Your Heart
Other nutrients in your diet may not counteract the harmful effects of sodium (salt) on blood pressure, according to a new study.
DASH Diet Comes Out on Top Again
In a recent report, the DASH Diet beat nearly 38 other diets and was ranked best overall diet for the eighth consecutive year.
FDA Questions Soy Protein Benefits
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling the heart heath benefits of soy protein into question.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
Obesity: Still a Big Problem in the US
Obesity continues to be a significant health concern across the United States, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Weight Gain in Adulthood May Pose Serious Risks
Gaining weight from your early 20s to your mid-50s may put your health at risk, according to a new study.
The Risks of Artificial Sweeteners
Artificial sweeteners may raise your risk of a host of health problems, according to a new study.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Healthy Fats and Your Cholesterol
Ditching the cheese and fatty meats for healthy fats like those that come from vegetable oils may have a positive effect on your cholesterol levels, according to a new scientific statement.