Coffee

Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a large review of previous studies, in the BMJ. It found a lower risk of liver disease and some cancers, and a lower risk of dying from stroke – but researchers could...

Fruits and Veggies

Americans are still overwhelmingly missing out on one of the easiest ways to prevent cancer, heart disease and other big killers — eating enough fruits and vegetables. Only 12 percent of Americans eat the minimum amount of fruit recommended — a cup and a half to two cups a...

Cold

If you ever scoffed at your Mom for insisting that you bundle up before going outside in cold weather so you don’t go catching a cold, you might have some apologizing to do. It turns out that cold weather does play a critical role in the common cold: but not for the reason...

Flu

With fall well underway and winter just around the corner, chances are your doctor, pharmacist, and maybe even your mom are telling you it’s time to roll up your sleeve for a flu shot. If you’re inclined to ignore them, we get it: No one really enjoys being jabbed with...

Tea

As if tea wasn’t magical enough, some kinds can even help you shed a bit of extra fat around your waistline. Find out which ones they are! These Teas Help You Fight Belly Fat Drinking tea can be more useful than we realize in helping us achieve our weight loss goals....

Pizza

Looking for a low-cal pizza option? We’re taking a look at the nutrition from a slice of cheese pizza at some of the most popular delivery chains. Remember that it’s also about the quality of calories, not just the number of calories – how many are coming from...

Peanut

An experimental vaccine meant to combat peanut allergy came up short on Friday in a large clinical trial, but the company developing it blames the failure on a surprising placebo effect — and believes it still might win Food and Drug Administration approval. The treatment, called...

Eggs

Back in the ’70s, a kind of hysteria evolved among health experts and consumers in the U.S. because of a possible association between eggs and cardiovascular disease. “Eggs were viewed almost as poison pills because they are high in cholesterol,” says Walter Willett,...

Avocados

A study from the University of Alabama Birmingham found the more potassium in your diet, the less likely your arteries will harden. The study involving mice found ones with a diet lower in potassium had elevated hardened arteries compared to mice consuming a normal amount. Potassium...

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer death rates dropped by close to 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. As a result, 322,600 deaths were averted during those 26 years – and yet, the disease remains the most commonly diagnosed cancer among U.S....