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How Eating Cheese Could Prevent Weight Gain and Protect Your Heart

We're not saying to binge on an entire wheel of gouda, but you should nix any guilt you have about snacking on a few slices.

This Fruit Butter Has All the Taste of Chocolate But Fewer Calories

All the taste of chocolate, but fewer calories. Win-win.

Way More People Are Following a Gluten-Free Diet Than Actually Need To

Nope, it's not just in your head: New research shows gluten-free diets are more popular than ever.

Add This to Your Smoothie to Boost Your Brain Power

Add this to your breakfast routine ASAP

Why Treating Yourself Is the #1 Secret to a Healthy Diet

Really—decadent foods might help you lose weight

New Report Says There's Rat and Human DNA In Fast Food Burgers

BRB, becoming vegetarian—and after you read this, you might want to as well.

Vegetarians Live 3.5 Years Longer Than Meat Eaters

Meat eaters won't live as long as their vegetarian counterparts.

5 Reasons Chocolate Is the Best Treat Ever

Never feel guilty about snacking on some dark chocolate.

Skim Milk Officially Sucks for More Reasons Than One

This study says you should ditch low-fat dairy and opt for full-fat versions instead

Most U.S. Adults Would Fail a Healthy Lifestyle Test

You won't believe how many Americans fail to meet all four of the factors associated with healthy living.

10 "Junk Foods" That Actually Boost Your Workout

Don't write off all junk foods. Some are perfect for eating right before or after a sweat sesh.

Is Red Meat *Really* Bad for You?

Whether you're all about that beef or more veggie-centric, here's what science has to say about the topic.

Deep-Fried Vegetables Are Healthier?!

Nutritionists weigh in on the new study.

'Everything In Moderation' May Lead to Weight Gain

Only know how to cook one dish? That might actually help your waistline.

Bacon, Ham, and Other Processed Meats Are Carcinogenic, WHO Announces

The World Health Organization says it's time to add bacon, sausage, and hot dogs to list of things that cause cancer.

Will Potato Chips Become Extinct in Europe?

Why one health expert wants to say goodbye to 'unhealthy, cheap, salty junk food.'

How Spinach Can Give You Food Poisoning

Get the dirty deets on this clean eating food (and how science is fixing the problem).

How Being a Foodie Can Help You Lose Weight

Because sticking to a strict diet isn't always the way to go.

Is Fructose the Reason You're Not Losing Weight?

If the sugar found in fruit causes weight gain, do we have to give it up? Science says not so fast.

A Monday-Sunday Diet Plan to Lose Weight in a Week

Out with the old excuse: "I'll start my diet on Monday." These daily diet tips will keep you going strong.