Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet—or is it the type of fat that matters? In a new paper featured on the cover of Sciencemagazine's special issue on nutrition, researchers from Harvard...

Sucking your baby’s pacifier may benefit their health

Many parents probably think nothing of sucking on their baby's pacifier to clean it after it falls to the ground. Turns out, doing so may benefit their child's health. A Henry Ford Health System study...

Is Seasonal Affective Disorder Real?

By Markham Heid - Time You’ve been feeling it for months, like an extra layer of bulk beneath your winter sweater: a malaise you just can’t shake off. Maybe you’re wiped out even after a full...

The FDA Is Severely Restricting the Sale of Flavored E-Cigarettes. Here’s What to Know

By Jamie Ducharme- Time The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday followed through on a rumored plan to significantly restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in an effort to keep young users away from...

Here’s Why You Get More Acne in the Winter — And How to Fix...

By Markham Heid - Time Nothing much blooms in winter, but pimples may be an exception. A 2015 study of New England acne patients found the percentage of them who enjoyed a clear complexion was greatest...

Breakfast with coffee good way to prevent Type 2 diabetes

Washing breakfast down with a cup of coffee before heading to work is one way to avoid Type 2 diabetes, according to two new studies published ahead of World Diabetes Day. People who forgo breakfast also...

Low-carb diets cause people to burn more calories

Most people regain the weight they lose from dieting within one or two years, in part because the body adapts by slowing metabolism and burning fewer calories. A meticulous study led by Boston Children's...

Researchers identify a mechanism that fuels cancer cells’ growth

Scientists at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified sodium glucose transporter 2, or SGLT2, as a mechanism that lung cancer cells can utilize to obtain glucose, which is key to their survival...

Researchers finds better ways to improve the chances of survival of children with a...

An international study published in the journal Blood by researchers led by Dr. Elie Haddad, a pediatric immunologist and researcher at CHU Sainte-Justine and professor at Université de Montréal, highlights the urgent need to develop better...

Omega-3 supplements don’t protect against heart disease after all, study claims

Experts say people are 'wasting their time' for 'very expensive urine'. By Roshina Jowaheer Omega-3 fish oil supplements won’t protect you against heart attacks or cancer, a new study has found. A trial of more than 26,000 healthy Americans...

6 dangerous type 2 diabetes myths

Dr Ellie Canon busts the most common myths about the condition. By Dr Ellie Cannon Do you know your fact from your fiction when it comes to diabetes? In the past 20 years the number of cases of...

Type 2 diabetes: can you reverse the condition?

We speak to a GP about the importance of diet and exercise for effective diabetes management. By Dr Roger Henderson Up to 90 per cent of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, a condition that causes a...

7 foods to avoid during pregnancy

Skip these foods when you're expecting to keep mum and baby in tip top shape. By Karen Gordon If you have a little one on the way, you'd be forgiven for assuming you can eat whatever you like during...

7 Amazing Benefits And Uses For Aloe Vera

It does so much more than soothe sunburns. By Celia Shatzman Before there were bath bombs and contouring palettes, there was aloe vera (rumor has it Cleopatra even used aloe as a skin treatment). There's a reason...

What Is Tahini?

Wait, that's not peanut butter? By Caroline Shannon-Karasik Tahini is kind of the ingredient equivalent to a familiar face you can't quite place—you know you've heard of it, but you can't remember why or where. It's most commonly...

The 7 Healthiest Nuts You Can Eat

You know, for when you get bored of almonds. By Isadora Baum Almonds are totally getting all the love lately. You've probably got little packets of almond butter sitting at the bottom of all your purses (thanks,...

More U.S. Kids Have Recently Been Diagnosed with a Mysterious Paralyzing Illness

By MIKE STOBBE / AP (NEW YORK) — More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren’t sure what’s causing it. This...

Juul Suspends Sales of Most Flavored Products, Stops Social Media to Address Underage Vaping

By Olivia Zaleski / Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — Juul Labs Inc., the maker of the e-cigarette that is wildly popular with American teens, said it stopped selling its fruit-flavored nicotine pods to stores and shut down...

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here’s What the Experts Say

By Cassie Shortsleeve  -Time Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going...

14 Reasons You’re Tired All the Time

 By Linda Melone / Health.com Lack of sleep isn’t the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don’t do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your...