A recent study claims to confirm that eating organic can reduce your risk of getting cancer. But a closer look at the details reveals a different story
Intermittent fasting is one of the hottest new diet trends. Proponents say it can help you lose weight, improve blood sugar metabolism, and slow aging
A new report looks at the amount of pesticides that are making their way to our plates
A new study suggests that too much “good” cholesterol may be just as bad as too little. Dr. Sanaz Majd joins Nutrition Diva to sort out what this new research means for our heart health and risks...
Applying aloe vera gel to a burn can help the skin heal more quickly. But many people also advocate drinking the aloe vera juice
Can these supplements really help you digest your food better?
Some claim that drinking the milk of other animals—or drinking milk beyond infancy—is both unnatural and unhealthy. How do the arguments for and against consuming milk stack up?...
A low FODMAP diet can bring relief from IBS and other intestinal miseries. But could it also be the answer for chronic heartburn?
Butter is making a comeback as a healthy fat. But are the claims for the benefits of butter for real?
Gymnemic acid binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet
Some claim that drinking the milk of other animals is both unnatural and unhealthy. How do the arguments for and against consuming milk stack up?
New research questions the benefits of even moderate drinking. What’s the right amount for you?
You’ll find a confusing mix of true and false information about candida diet and nutrition online. Let’s sort fact from fiction
Moderating our sodium intake may help us maintain healthier gut flora, which is associated with healthier body weight. Who saw that coming?
Eating sugar may put your white blood cells into a temporary coma. But there’s a lot more to the story of how sugar affects our immune response
Carbonated drinks may increase the "hunger hormone" ghrelin, but these hormones are only one of many factors that contribute to our subjective experience of being hungry...
Can drinking mushroom beverages really make you more productive, resilient, relaxed or good-looking?
Learning to think critically about nutrition claims can help make us better consumers of information in general
Fish oil supplements are the third most popular nutritional supplement. But just how firm is the evidence to support their use?
Nicotine, hormones and certain medications can all be delivered through the skin through medicinal patches or creams. Why not vitamins and minerals?