Coronary Artery Disease
An enormous study of health care professionals finds that tofu but not most other common soy products protect the heart. Premenopausal women benefit most.
A study found that kids between two and 19 years old are eating better than they were twenty years ago, but their diets leave room for improvement.
If you have type 2 diabetes, paying attention to exercise, diet and supplements could help you manage your blood sugar more naturally.
Another study–one with 5.5 million person-years of data–shows that eating an egg a day won't increase your chance of a heart attack.
Scientists have found that cooking with olive oil reduces its polyphenol content. There is still plenty to spare, though, making olive oil heart-healthy.
Are you struggling with hypertension? You may be able to use ginger for a double-duty effect: reduce blood pressure and ease arthritis pain in joints.
Following a relatively high-fat low-carb dietary regimen may help you achieve better blood glucose control. Numerous studies support a reader's experience.
Stressed plants grown without fertilizer or pesticides produce their own defensive compounds. Eating them may also benefit our own biology.
Is fish oil helpful or useless? Does eating red meat make any difference for heart health? Can you keep up with changing nutritional guidelines?
Scientists suggest that fermented soy products such as natto or miso might help explain longer life in Japan.
A number of studies lead to the conclusion that cocoa flavanols improve health. But that doesn't make chocolate bars health food.
Scientists find that older people who consume lots of fruits and veggies rich in flavonol compounds are less prone to Alzheimer dementia.
High Blood Pressure (hypertension)
One reader found that using eggplant for dinner, browned in olive oil with herbs, is a tasty approach to lowering blood pressure. Research confirms this.
There are health benefits of coffee and chocolate as well as tea. You don't have to feel guilty about your beverage!
The best diet, according to researchers, is rich in produce, whole grains and unsaturated fats. Levels of fat and carbohydrate don't matter much.
There is growing evidence that pomegranate juice can help control inflammation in the body. That could mean that pomegranate juice is good for your brain.
A large study in China monitored people's tea-drinking habits and their health. Those who sip green tea several times a week seem to live longer.
A large study shows that diet makes a difference at bedtime. Will you change what you eat to sleep better, even if it means fewer snacks and desserts?
Enjoying a bowl of spicy hot soup might be just the ticket to prevent bothersome nighttime leg cramps. The pungent flavors could be responsible.