High intakes of alpha-linolenic acid, a type of omega-3 fatty acid found in plant foods, is linked to a lower risk of all-cause mortality.
About 65% of Americans reported eating plant-based meat substitutes in the previous year, according to a 2021 survey.
Women who followed a gluten-free diet had an increase in the intake of fat and sodium and a reduction in key micronutrients.
Researchers determined that moderate-to-severe food insecurity was more prevalent in the U.S. population among sexual minorities.
Researchers reckon that overweight and obesity are caused by hormonal changes from eating refined carbohydrates and sugar-added foods.
In combination with resistance training, the intake of supplemental peanut protein positively affects markers of muscle growth and strength.
Anti-inflammatory spices including turmeric, cinnamon, cumin and cardamom contain bioactive chemicals that keep inflammation at bay.
Americans’ fast food intake exposes them to high amounts of saturated fat, sodium and sugar, but also to harmful chemicals in fast food.
Researchers say these three changes can help Americans reduce the carbon footprint of their food purchases—without big dietary changes.
Oat milk has more protein than nut milks—about 3–4 grams per cup. Still, this doesn’t stack up to dairy milk or soy milk in terms of protein.
Despite increased awareness about the health benefits of choosing whole grains over refined grains, few people are buying enough.
There seems to be more stress and anxiety in children now. Encouraging them to eat more berries and carrots could help kids’ mental health.
Len Kravitz, PhD, program coordinator and professor of exercise science, offers tips to cut calories with small changes and substitutions.
Eating your carbs in pasta form may result in better metabolic health than getting your carbs from bread, according to a study.
According to a study, one way we can give our microbiome a boost is to feed it more not-so-fresh foods—like these overnight oats.
Soy protein has been shown to be just as effective over the long-term at improving lean mass as whey protein.
Nearly 1 in 4 Americans say they began drinking more during the pandemic to cope with stress. The irony is that, while alcohol can temporarily relieve stress, in the long run it can contribute to anxiety and depression.
Feeding America, the nation’s leading organization of food banks, expects 42 million Americans to experience food insecurity in 2021.
According to a study, sugar reductions could prevent some cardiovascular disease events, cardiovascular deaths, and diabetes cases.
Flavonoids, found in many colorful fruits and veggies, act as antioxidants in the body and can protect our brains from oxidative damage.