The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) urges doctors to talk to low-risk, in addition to high-risk, adults about healthy lifestyle choices.
Consumption of higher glycemic index foods has been shown to be associated with increased rates of diabetes, obesity, cancer and all-cause mortality.
Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables and whole grains might help.
Those with diets with the highest inflammatory score had an increased risk of pre-menopausal breast cancer.
Older adults who favor this eating style lose less brain volume, researchers find.
The US News & World Report ranks Mediterranean diet as second -- up from fourth place.
What does this mean for clinicians? It means they're doing harm.
This study has found no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk among vegetarians, but still have other health benefits.
Individuals who obtain most of their protein from animal sources have an associated higher mortality risk.
The trending Paleo diet may be beneficial in lowering cholesterol, decreasing body weight and reducing disease risks in postmenopausal women.
This study suggests that stress may reverse any health benefits gained from eating a meal rich in healthy fats, but does not worsen the effects of bad fats.
This study suggests that 6-gingerol and capsaicin can prevent more cases of cancer together than either eaten alone.
This study found that 2 servings a week of fatty fish had a 48% reduced risk of developing diabetic retinopathy.
This study shows that wine has been proven to decrease risk of diabetes much more than either beer or spirits.
Researchers of this study have found that adults who are properly hydrated tend to weigh less.
A study released suggests that a Mediterranean diet high in fat may still have some major health benefits, including decreased rates in breast cancer, diabetes and CVD.
A plant-based diet has been associated with improved inflammatory biomarker profiles, including a decrease in mean concentrations of C-reactive proteins and interleukin-6.
Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green leafy vegetables was associated with a 20 percent to 30 percent lower risk of primary open-angle glaucoma, according to a study published online by JAMA Ophthalmology.
Go ahead, pour yourself another cup of coffee, if you know what's good for you. The results of a recent study are receiving attention after it found that drinking at least 2 cups of coffee a day can reduce liver damage, even damage to the liver caused by alcohol consumption.
Taking omega-3 supplements reduces craving for nicotine and even reduces the number of cigarettes that people smoke a day, according to a new study conducted at the University of Haifa.
Enzyme supplements available without a prescription are becoming increasingly popular, but should everyone add them to their shopping list? Brent Bauer, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, is co-author of a new paper in the medical journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the pros and cons of over-the-counter enzymes. Here, Dr. Bauer answers some common questions about these dietary supplements: