Can coconut oil treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease? What are the benefits of coconut oil and MCTs for brain health?
The reason that it’s hard to find a hard and fast definition for processed meat is that there isn’t one. Nutrition Diva makes sense of the madness
Can cutting out grains help prevent or even reverse tooth decay? Nutrition Diva explores the science and lore of remineralization
Several well-known experts have warned against eating raw mushrooms due to toxins they contain. Nutrition Diva investigates whether you need to worry
Low-acid coffee is said to be easier on the stomach. But the acidity of the coffee is probably not the problem. Learn what to look for in a stomach-friendly brew
Proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts label include a separate line for added sugars. Critics argue that all sugars are the same. Who is right?
If you find yourself taking headache medication more often than you'd like, try these drug-free approaches next time a headache looms
Prescription medications can affect your body's absorption and utilization of nutrients. If you use birth control pills or HRT, make sure you're getting enough of these nutrients
Some people claim that we're better off getting our probiotic bacteria from dirt than from foods like yogurt. But are these products safe?
Carrageenan has been used in traditional food preparation for hundreds of years and is an ingredient in many organic and vegan foods. But now critics are calling for a ban. Is carrageenan safe? Nutrition Diva sorts through the evidence
There's no such thing as a diet that prevents cancer because diet is only one of many factors in this complex disease. However, there are ways to reduce your risk. Nutrition Diva has 5 of the most important things you can do (Surprise: Eating organic isn't one of them!)
Natto is one of the richest sources of vitamin K2, which is important for bone and heart health. Here's what you need to know about this little-known nutrient and even lesser-known food source
Will the saturated fats in coconut oil raise your cholesterol? More to the point, does this matter? Nutrition Diva gives us an update on the latest research.
There's a rumor going around that dairy products contribute to osteroporosis by acidifying the body. Nutrition Diva gets to the bottom of the controversy
Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss. Will special vitamin supplements protect your eyes? Nutrition Diva tackels a reader question
You could be absorbing anywhere from 10 to 90 percent of the nutrients in a given food. Find out which factors affect nutrient absorption
A new product claims to make eating a thing of the past. Are you ready for life without food?
The second in a two-part series on enhancing ferility with nutrition. This week, the focus is on the guys.
Find out if (and how) certain foods and nutrients can affect female fertility. Are there things you should eat if you want to get pregnant? Nutrition Diva explains.
Phytosterols can help keep your heart and brain young. Find out which foods contain them and how much you need