The American Heart Association suggests that late-night eating might increase your risk of heart disease. But how solid is the evidence?
Registered Dietitian Melissa Mitri discusses the importance of good nutrition after giving birth and the five most important nutrients for a new mom and her baby
There are some situations where beneficial bacteria (either from foods or supplements) can post a threat to the host
There’s a connection between sleep and hunger. Getting better quality sleep may help with appetite, cravings, and ultimately, weight loss
The Institute of Medicine hasn’t set an upper limit on fiber, meaning that there’s no amount at which it’s considered toxic. That doesn’t mean that an excess of fiber couldn’t make you uncomfortable...
What can our genes tell us about which diet will work best for us?
It’s not that your weight doesn’t matter. It’s just that it’s not the only thing that matters
Best-selling author Gretchen Rubin answers your questions about what it takes to change your habits and habit-forming tendencies
This pricey designer milk comes with some big claims. Let’s explore the science behind the hype
If creatine is important for brain functioning, and vegetarians have lower creatine levels, could a vegetarian or vegan diet have a negative impact on cognitive function?
First eggs are bad. Then they’re OK. Now they’re bad again. Nutrition Diva puts the latest study on eggs and cholesterol in perspective
Fish are high in omega-3 fatty acids. But what if you can't eat seafood? Can omega-3 enriched eggs or peanut butter provide the same health benefits?
Some of the scary things you may have heard about nuts and aflatoxins are probably exaggerated. Nonetheless, these are not imaginary concerns
The FDA is stepping up its oversight of the $50 billion nutritional supplement industry
Nutrition Diva explains how eating more fiber can (and can’t) help you manage your weight and which foods to choose
Too much cholesterol can be bad for your heart. But could it be good for your brain? Nutrition Diva dives into the new research on the potential benefits of cholesterol
The faster you are losing weight, the less fat you're likely to be losing
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
It’s time to clear up some confusion about fruit, sugar, fructose and how this all fits together into a healthy diet
Tamara Duker Freuman, author of The Bloated Belly Whisperer, explains why there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to bloating