Nutrition CECs/Home Study
Millions of Americans spoon up oatmeal for breakfast. It seems oatmeal does raise blood sugar but the effects depend on the type of oat.
Beta-carotene is found in certain fruits and vegetables and our bodies can convert the beta-carotene we consume into vitamin A.
Research analysis finds associations between caffeine and pregnancy outcomes like miscarriage, stillbirth, low birth weight and preterm birth.
Our bodies evolved to digest foods our ancestors ate, so what contributes to poor health is the mismatch between our evolutionary history and what we eat.
Researchers found that those who ate the most salads, fruits and veggies improved their nutrition and oral health by lowering rates of periodontitis.
Are you satisfied with the 2020–2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans? Do you believe this edition missed the mark on alcohol and added sugars?
No wonder it can be hard to pry kids away from the candy store; they require more sugar to detect sweetness than adults do.
A high-fiber diet has been linked to a range of health benefits. Now we can add mental health to the list, as fiber and depression are connected.
The type of sugar we choose may influence how hungry we feel. A recent study shed light on the different effects of sucrose and glucose on our metabolism.
Eating red meat every day can increase your chances for poor health. Luckily, alternatives for red meat can lower that risk.
Red meat is a staple in the typical American diet, but it appears replacing it with other sources of protein may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Researchers concluded that reducing average meat consumption would—in many areas—greatly increase the potential for making food supply more local.
The number of Americans experiencing food insecurity jumped more than twofold in recent years, increasing from 8.7% during 1999–2000 to 18.2% in 2015–2016.
A study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that adults with the highest levels of vitamin C had more skeletal muscle growth.
Scientists determined that lactate—a byproduct of intense exercise—suppressed levels of ghrelin and bumped up levels of other hormones that reduce appetite.
Rice is a staple for millions of people, but the grainy dark side is that it often contains arsenic, a carcinogen that contributes to health problems.
Polyphenols are a class of plant-based antioxidants found in coffee, but we may want to get more from vibrant fruits and vegetables.
An investigation in The Journal of Nutrition found that most Americans consume less than half the recommended amount of resistant starch.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that manufacturers should voluntarily declare sesame an allergen ingredient on food labels.
British scientists discovered that vegan diets lower in protein and calcium affect bone strength, increasing the risk of fracture anywhere in the body.