Health & Fitness
A new and easy tool is showing up in U.S. grocery stores to help you navigate the nutritional content of your shopping list. The NuVal system, now available at 19 chains throughout the United States, rates individual food items on a nutritional scale of 1 to 100.
Chemicals found naturally in certain honeys are good for treating bacterial infections, including bacteria strains that have become resistant to antibiotics, according to research out of Australia.
Scientists are narrowing down how certain chemicals found in red wine and chocolate can provide health benefits to those who consume them.
A large, recently-released study out of Spain shows people who follow a Mediterranean diet have a greatly decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. The study compared eating a diet rich in seafood, olive oil, whole grains, legumes, and nuts with low-fat diets and a more North American style of eating, heavy in saturated fats, sugars, and salt.
Alcohol consumption—even in light to moderate levels—increases your risk of dying from a number of different cancers including mouth, throat, esophagus, liver, breast, colon and rectum, according to new research.
Some of the very foods associated with watching the upcoming Super Bowl, are also responsible for an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a study released this week.
Cold and flu season in peaking in many parts of the U.S., which has people looking for ways to either stay healthy or recover from a virus already caught.