Green tea, taken in a capsule or drunk in a cup, may shave a few points off “bad” cholesterol readings, according to a U.S. study involving more than a thousand people.
Doctors and nutritionists have long recommended avoiding all animal fats to trim cholesterol, but Danish researchers say cheese may not be so bad, and probably shouldn't be placed in the same category as butter.
Two studies this week raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions. Should anyone be taking them? Which ones are most risky? And if you do take them, how can you pick the safest ones?
People who take dietary supplements to boost their intake of minerals may actually be getting too much of a good thing — and even risk serious problems.
Middle-aged women encouraged to exercise at moderate intensity were much happier and more likely to continue working out than peers who exercised more intensely, according to a study.
When it comes to getting fit a person's best friend just might be a four-legged one.
People who chew their food more take in fewer calories, mainly because more chewing is related to the levels of hormones that regulate appetite, according to a Chinese study.
Dieting to lose weight may not help older overweight adults to live longer, but losing a little weight on purpose also does not seem to cause any harm, according to a study.
The U.S. government on Thursday ditched its two-decade old “pyramid” model for healthy eating and introduced a new plate symbol half-filled with fruits and vegetables to urge better eating habits.
Schools across Malaysia are giving students another reason to dread their report cards by grading them on their weight.