7 foods you had no idea were encumbered with sugar

WHOLE-GRAIN BREAD The danger with eating foods high in sugar stems from their effects on blood sugar, says Perlmutter. "Foods are rated in terms of how they elevate blood sugar by their glycemic index," he explains....

Foods That Fight Spring Allergies

Thanks to climate change, every allergy season is the worst allergy season ever. Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have led to more potent and allergenic pollen, while warmer temperatures have led to...

6 Fat-Burning Foods You Need to Know

It seems like diet sabotage is everywhere you look this season. But it's not just about sugary office treats and endless holiday party spreads; some of the most common winter foods actually help, not hurt,...

Common Nutrition Tips That Are No Longer True

Here's how one dietitian's advice has changed. I've changed my mind about fashion and hairstyles a zillion times over the years. But I've also changed my mind about nutrition, thanks to facts, not a whim. Here...

Do White Vegetables Have Health Benefits?

“Eat a variety of brightly colored veggies” and “Avoid white foods” have been dietitians' mantras for many years. But if that advice has led you to bypass white vegetables—such as cauliflower, garlic, mushrooms, onions, turnips,...

The Best Way to Clean Out Earwax—If You Can’t Use Q-Tips?

No one wants big gobs of earwax in their ears, but think twice before digging around with a cotton swab. Sticking a Q-Tip—or any small object—into your ear can push the earwax back into your ear...

5 Nutrition Trends You Should Follow in 2017

1. Seaweed Meet the new super veggie that's making kale green with envy: seaweed. Seaweed has been a staple in Asian cuisines for thousands of years, but you'll see more nutrient-rich and "sea"-stainable wakame and kelp...

Strawberries and these other foods have the most pesticides

Strawberries topped the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen" list of produce with the most pesticides. It's the second straight year strawberries have led the list, which has been published since 2004 and is based on U.S....

What you need to know, Does exercise cause heart attacks?

When someone as fit as Bob Harper suffers a heart attack while working out, it makes a lot of people wonder if exercise itself is dangerous. Does working out raise your risk of having a...

High Blood Pressure – Dealing With Silent Killer

Hypertension as physicians say, is a silent killer. It is a no respecter of anyone.  It’s complications are as many as the fingers can count. These complications are usually life threatening and in finality, could...