What are ultra-processed foods? What should I eat instead?
Ultra-processed foods are extra tasty concoctions that we eat every day. They are also linked with chronic diseases and a higher risk of early death.By Anahad O’Connor
Just one hour of extra sleep each night can lead to better eating habits
Just one hour of additional sleep each night can lead to better eating habits, research suggests.By Anahad O’Connor
Relationship weight gain is real — and can be a sign of happiness
Some studies indicate that putting on pounds while in a relationship is a common phenomenon.By Angela Haupt
Eating disorders rise at puberty, menopause. Is there a hormonal link?
Researchers are looking at how reproductive hormonal changes affect eating disorders.By Kate Willsky
Yes, adults can be picky eaters. Here’s how to stop.
It's possible to expand your palate, but it takes time and patience.By Susan Shain
Sharing your eating disorder recovery online can be risky, experts say. Follow this advice.
When sharing your recovery from an eating disorder on social media, experts advise being honest, shifting the focus from the physical and enlisting help.
This ‘wine mom’ never questioned her drinking. Then she stopped for a month.
Dry January and a support group offered her a chance to take a break and consider her relationship with alcohol.
‘Adaptogenic’ drinks advertise a booze-free good time. Read this before imbibing.
While the risk of consuming these types of drinks in moderation is low, experts say it’s important to look beyond clever advertising and promising claims.By Allyson Chiu and Helen Carefoot
No, you don’t need a detox juice cleanse. Here’s why.
Health experts say the human body’s built-in detoxification system, which includes the skin, lungs, liver and digestive tract, makes juice cleanses unnecessary.
Anti-aging ‘superfoods’ aren’t enough. Try one of these healthy overall eating plans.
Three research-backed eating plans offer a good place to start if you want to protect your brain, cardiovascular system and skin.
What do doctors mean when they say ‘drink plenty of fluids’?
Drinking fluids when you are ill will keep you hydrated, which will help your body fight the illness and make you feel better.By Erica Sweeney
Explaining insulin resistance, and how to reverse it
Insulin resistance can lead to diabetes and other serious health issues. But you can take steps to reverse it.By Cara Rosenbloom
Arsenic in rice: What is and isn’t safe for adults and children
Rice is safe to eat, but experts say adults and especially young children should avoid eating it for every meal to avoid chronic arsenic exposure.By Cara Rosenbloom