A randomized controlled trial shows that veterans following a meal plan that is low in carbs were better able to lose weight and control blood sugar.
When depressed college kids tried eating the Mediterranean way, they began feeling better. Less junk food meant lower scores on a depression scale.
Some readers report that intermittent fasting reduces their symptoms of heartburn. For others, however, fasting triggers indigestion.
A study of over one million people found that those who ate the most yogurt and foods rich in fiber had less chance of lung cancer.
Drug Side Effects
You might worry about whether pomegranate juice will react badly with your medication, but it should not create problems with rosuvastatin (Crestor).
Tradition credits bilberries with vision-preserving power. Despite a lack of clinical trials, some readers report that bilberry extract helped.
Many readers report that eating nine gin-soaked golden raisins daily can alleviate joint pain if used for at least a month or two.
Epidemiologists in Japan have found that eating seaweed reduces the risk of heart disease.
Middle-aged Japanese men who eat mushrooms often have a significantly lower likelihood of being diagnosed with prostate cancer.
You may be able to use a common and delicious spice to help control blood sugar. Before you do, learn about the pros and cons of cinnamon.
Epidemiologists find that Puerto Rican women who eat lots of onions and garlic have a lower chance of breast cancer.
Over the last decade and a half, American diets have improved, but the changes are modest. More of us should be eating whole grains and protein from plants.
Might you control neuropathy by consuming a diet rich in ALA (alpha lipoic acid)? One reader reports better success with diet than supplements.
People with arthritis are caught in a terrible bind. OTC and prescription drugs have some serious side effects. What about golden raisins in gin?
One reader found a way to greatly improve hay fever symptoms: cutting out dairy. Would this work against your sniffles and sneezes?
Our new underwriter, CocoaVia, offers high-potency cocoa flavanols without the calories of chocolate.
A large European study found that people who usually had two soft drinks a day were more likely to die prematurely than those who had less than one a month.
Vegetarians have a lower risk for heart disease than meat eaters. However, they have a slightly higher chance of suffering a stroke.
People who consume a flavonoid-rich diet full of colorful veggies, berries and fruits are less likely to die prematurely from heart disease or cancer.
People getting most of their protein from plants and consuming a healthful plant-based diet are more likely to live longer and less likely to get diabetes.