Can food timing prevent diabetes?

Intermittent fasting is one of the newest strategies to lose weight and fight diabetes. But dietitians recommend a dash of skepticism.

Weight pills—a “serious risk” for youth?

Researchers find those who use diet pills and laxatives to control weight are more likely to be diagnosed later with an eating disorder.

Dieting? Spurn the don’ts, embrace the do’s

Find ways to love the foods you're allowed to eat. You might forget all about the forbidden foods.

Sip your way to health

Generations of tea-drinkers attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

Sweet tooth? It grows from the get-go

Babies and toddlers are exposed to a glut of added sugars in yogurt, snacks, bakery sweets, fruit drinks and candy.

Hello snow, goodbye sugar

These 12 simple strategies can help keep your calories in check as you head off to a flurry of merry meals.

Sleep deprived? Don’t depend on caffeine

Although a cup of java might provide a boost, follow these 6 tips to re-energize.

Setting the table for weight loss

A dietitian offers 7 tips for making small changes that can lead to big results.

Want to gain years? Master blood pressure

Study: A typical 50-year-old with hypertension could gain three extra years of life by aggressively treating the condition.

Heart patients, meet Omega-3s

Healthy fatty acids may deliver a brain power boost.

Want better health? Shun fad diets and supplements

Whole foods and a Mediterranean-style diet are the ideal nutritional strategies to combat disease and achieve optimum health.

Intermittent fasting: Is it right for you?

A dietitian sizes up the latest weight-loss trend.

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