A recent report by the World Health Organization declared that the artificial sweetener aspartame is “possibly carcinogenic,” but the research leading to that conclusion is unclear—so consuming aspartame to help with weight management is still reasonable, according to…
Childhood obesity rates tripled in the U.S. over the past 30 years, and further surged during theCOVID-19 pandemic.
Plant-based low-carbohydrate diet linked with lower risk of premature death for people with type 2 diabetes
Following a low-carbohydrate diet comprised primarily of plant-based foods was significantly associated with lower risk of premature death among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School.
Longevity is the achievement of a long life. We may hope for longevity so that we can experience many years of quality time with loved ones or have time to explore the world. But living to a ripe…
Recently, nutrition research has been linking both hunger and obesity to the same problem—diets high in sugar and refined starch.
Researchers are now arguing that the current “energy balance” approach to understanding weight gain may be wrong.
Experts recommend that people who are physically able to exercise aim for 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity every week to reap longevity benefits.
A “green” form of the Mediterranean diet may be protective against age-related brain atrophy.
Finding yourself confused by the seemingly endless promotion of weight-loss strategies and diet plans? In this series, we take a look at some popular diets—and review the research behind them. What Is It? An anti-inflammatory diet is promoted as…
While some studies have suggested that the paleo diet—which focuses on “caveman” foods such as meat, produce, and nuts—may have health benefits, experts argue that the evidence is murky.