Are Babies Consuming Added Sugar in Breast Milk?

Breast milk is often called the “original superfood” because of the abundance of nutrients and natural antibodies passed from mother…

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High-Fat Meals Cause Immediate Changes in Healthy Liver Function

German scientists caution that eating just one meal loaded with unhealthy fats causes immediate changes in liver function that may…

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Study Finds U.S. Kids are Eating More Low-Calorie Sweeteners

Parents may be interested in a new study that shows children’s consumption of low-calorie sweeteners is on the rise. Typically…

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Diabetes Tops Health Care Spending in the United States

Despite spending more than 3 trillion dollars each year on health care expenses, statistics tell us Americans are in poorer…

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Is Technology Making Our Teens Heavier?

Seeing a teenager glued to a smartphone or tablet is a common site these days, but is all that screen…

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Fast Food and American Health: Two New Eye-Opening Studies

Americans love fast food. In fact, we spend about $1,200 on it every year, and more than a third of…

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Just One Sugary Soft Drink a Day Boosts Prediabetes Risk

It may not seem like a lot, but drinking just one can of sugary soda each day may be putting…

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Here’s Why Skimping on Sleep May Not Be a Good Idea

Studies tell us that too little sleep can cause changes in memory, mood, and behavior, but a lack of sleep…

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Sugar Industry Tried to Sweeten Heart Health Research

New research points to evidence that the sugar industry may have put a self-serving twist on a report published in…

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Oily Fish 2x Weekly May Support Eye Health in Diabetics

People with type 2 diabetes often suffer from diabetic retinopathy, which causes tissue damage in the eyes and may cause…

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Is Your Gut Getting in the Way of a Good Night’s Rest?

Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about the gut-brain connection—the natural link between your digestive tract and your brain that…

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AHA: Exercise is Not the Cure for Sitting all Day

Despite a recent study telling us that just 60 to 75 minutes of exercise each day can offset the health…

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U.S. Kids Are Not Heart Healthy, Diet and Inactivity to Blame

The American Heart Association (AHA) issued a statement this month in the journal Circulation saying that most kids in the…

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Can You Replace Just One Sugary Drink a Day with Water?

If so, researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina believe the switch may come with significant health…

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For Obese Kids, Cutting Sugar is the First Step to a Healthier Heart

Roughly 4.5 million children in the United States are now classified as severely obese, putting them at a significantly higher…

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