A lot of patient-run websites insist that eliminating gluten is essential for treating thyroid disease. What's the evidence to support this advice?
Fatty liver disease can be a warning sign of bigger troubles ahead. Fortunately, it’s something that can be turned around with diet and lifestyle changes.
It is true that certain types of potentially harmful chemicals end up stored in our fat cells. What we don’t know for sure is what effects these compounds might have on our health.
Some thoughts on the latest of a growing number of food- and health-related documentaries, along with some thoughts about this documentary genre, in general.
A recent study found that drinking even one diet soda a day may triple your risk for developing dementia. But there's a lot more to the story. Nutrition Diva explains
Is a slow metabolism keeping you from losing weight? Can you do anything to speed it up? A closer look at what we can realistically do to change our metabolism
Healthy diet and lifestyle choices can reduce your risk of disease, but not to zero. Let's take a more realistic approach to risk reduction
There's a lot to consider when deciding what kind of meat to buy--or even whether to eat meat at all. The least we can do is start with accurate information.
Let’s clear up some of the most common myths and misunderstandings about sulfites, wine, and headaches
A newly published study shows that corn oil reduces cholesterol much more effectively than extra virgin olive oil. But before you make a switch, there are some other factors to consider
Is it OK to use protein powder when you're pregant? Find out how much protein you and your baby need, what the best sources are, and how to make sure you're getting enough
The Whole30 nutrition challenge is wildly popular. But can it really deliver on its promises? Nutrition Diva examines the pros, cons, and alternatives
The American Heart Association suggests that late night eating might increase your risk of heart disease. But how solid is the evidence?
The author of The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts that Make us Overeat explains how we're betrayed by our very own brains, which lead us to crave and overeat foods that aren't good for us.
New research suggests a tasty way to stop the yo-yo dieting cycle and prevent weight regain
Several studies suggest that eating prunes every day could help prevent or even reverse bone loss and osteoporosis
Apple cider vinegar does have a few things going for it but its powers have been vastly over-estimated in the popular imagination
The secret to healthy weight loss may have nothing to do with how many carbs or how much fat you eat. Read on to find the surprising factor that might make all the difference
Can adding spices to your diet charge up your metabolism and speed weight loss? Nutrition Diva has the pros and cons of a new diet fad