There's been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis to celiac disease and asthma. What is autoimmune disorder? The first step toward a cure is understanding and controlling the causes.
The American Medical Association's "disease" label appears to boost feelings of self-acceptance among obese people — but it may also undermine weight-loss efforts, a recent study suggests.
The studies, which looked at data on more than one million people, confirmed previously reported evidence of the risks associated with vitamin D deficiency.
New research on mice provides clues to how excess body fat harms the human brain — and how exercise may help.
New research adds to growing evidence that sugar is connected to numerous health woes, including cardiovascular disease.
Azodicarbonamide is used by some U.S. grocery stores and restaurants to whiten dough and speed up the bread-baking process.
For people who drink milk, full-fat and organic may be a healthier option than conventional dairy.
Many people are finding better health solutions with functional medicine, a new model for how to practice medicine and treat chronic disease.
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! In today's happy nutrition news, a study finds that chocolate consumption is linked to lower body-fat levels.