Count your crunch

A bite tally for each meal might sound tedious, but it's likely less work than counting calories—and it helps avoid mindless eating.

BMI, meet DNA

New research buttresses the understanding that genetics plays an outsized role in determining a person's success with weight loss.

Diversify your diet

Purple cauliflower, radicchio, jicama, bok choy, karela—there's no shortage of fun in the pursuit of new tastes and textures.

Going beyond the step count

Today's wearable tech tracks everything from sleep patterns to calories burned. But are devices created equal?

Power of the sweet potato

This superfood is a weapon against weight gain, belly fat and diabetes.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

Include the "sunshine vitamin" in your meal plans to keep happy all season long.

Anti-inflammatory foods are your friends

A proper diet and regular exercise are the surest ways to reduce your risks for cancer and chronic diseases.

Don’t sweat late-night eats

Study suggests there's no evidence to support the notion that high blood sugar can be prevented simply by not eating two hours prior to bedtime.

The burdens of bread

In an increasingly gluten-sensitive, carb-conscious world, bread is getting a tough rap—and it's not often warranted.

Study: Change palate, save planet

Years-long food sustainability research determines humanity must cut down on meat consumption and adopt a mostly plant-based diet to keep from depleting resources.

The downside to yo-yo diets

Losing and regaining weight isn’t just demoralizing, it’s dangerous. There are better options for you.

‘There’s no one magic activity’

But studies show you can slow the progression of dementia. Here's what you should do to ensure long-term brain health.

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