Want healthy gums? Hit the dairy aisle

Routine intake of dairy products can help reduce periodontal disease

Study confirms that low-calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control

Low-calorie sweeteners may be one piece in solving the obesity puzzle

Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain

Cutting the connection between sweets and calories may confuse the body, making it harder to regulate intake

French paradox redux? US vs. French on being full

It's the French paradox redux: Why don't the French get as fat as Americans, considering all the baguettes, wine, cheese, pate and pastries they eat?

Drinking milk may help ease the pressure

New study suggests fat-free milk may offer protection against hypertension -- a rising risk for women in this country

In the laboratory, green tea proves a powerful medicine against severe sepsis

A major component of green tea could prove the perfect elixir for severe sepsis, an abnormal immune system response to a bacterial infection

Eating your greens could prove life-saving if a heart attack strikes

A diet rich in leafy vegetables may minimize the tissue damage caused by heart attacks

Cognitive development and children's perceptions of fruit and vegetables; a qualitative study

The aim of this study is to explore the relation between children's cognitive development and their perceptions of, and preferences for, fruit and vegetables.

Fight Osteoporosis: Bone Up On B12

Women are about four times more likely than men to develop osteoporosis, or weak, porous bones.

Calcium Lowers Cardiovascular Risk In People On A Weight Loss Program, Study Finds

Researchers have discovered that taking calcium and vitamin D supplements while on a weight loss program lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Don't Affect Heart Disease Risk, Study Suggests

Calcium/vitamin D supplementation neither increased nor decreased heart disease and stroke risk in generally healthy postmenopausal women over seven years of use, according to a study

Study Shows Obesity Bad For The Mind, Too

While studies have linked obesity to serious cardiovascular diseases including strokes and heart attacks, researchers have found that overeating can damage overall health - from slower thinking to experiencing more pain.

The Evolution Of Human Diet

A University of Arkansas professor's most recent work addresses the question of how human eating habits have evolved over millions of years.

Healthy Potato Chips: A Trans Fat Oil With Health Benefits

For plenty of good reasons, the term "trans fat" leaves a bad taste in the mouths of health-conscious consumers.

Vitamins - Uses - Deficiency Problems - Sources

This shows different Vitamins, their uses, source, etc, in a tabulated form.

Soy protein reduces effects of diabetes on liver

A group of researchers from Mexico has discovered that a diet rich in soy protein may alleviate fatty liver, a disease which often accompanies diabetes.

Pheromone From Mother's Milk May Rapidly Promote Learning In Newborn Mammals

By studying the ability of newborn rabbit pups to learn the significance of new odors, researchers have found that a mammary pheromone secreted in mother's milk may act as a chemical booster that facilitates the ability of pups to quickly associate enviro

Regular Exercise, Keeping Weight In Check Reduces Breast-cancer Risk In Postmenopausal Women

Postmenopausal women who want to significantly decrease their breast-cancer risk would be wise to exercise regularly and keep their weight within a normal range for their height, according to new findings

Modern fat technology: what is the potential for heart health?

The present paper will briefly review the developments in fat technology that have made these improvements possible.

Exercise and functional foods

Appropriate nutrition is an essential prerequisite for effective improvement of athletic performance, conditioning, recovery from fatigue after exercise, and avoidance of injury.