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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.

What's Healthier, Oranges or Orange Juice?

Is the whole fruit better for you, or is that just pulp fiction? We pitted oranges and OJ against each other in this nutritional showdown.

Processed Foods May Kill Off Bugs that Keep You Thin

We know junk food is kryptonite for your waistline, but what about your gut?

3 Words that Simplify Healthy Eating

A new study shows that easy changes can revolutionize the way you eat.

A High-Fat Diet Can Torpedo Your Metabolism

If you're going to take a diet vacation, make it low-fat! A game-changing new study shows the detrimental side effects of indulging in fattening foods.

The Worst Time of Day for Stress Eating

According to science, there's a reason you're ready to hit the vending machine come 3 p.m.

The Truth About Fertility and Aging

Science says changing the ratio of macronutrients we eat throughout our life may help enhance fertility and lifespan.

The Unhealthy Food Cravings Caused by Just One Less Hour of Sleep

New study shows exactly how much your late-night TV binges will cost you when it comes to calories.

The 10 Biggest Nutrition Myths

Learn how to separate fact from fiction and you'll shed the habits that are sabotaging your weight loss efforts.

Most Expensive Food Cities in the United States

How pricey is the culinary scene in your hometown?

The Most Distinctive Foods by State

A new survey of menus digs in to find out who's eating what where—and the weird eating habits, state by state, may surprise you.

Are Parents to Blame for Obesity?

A bold new PSA points a finger right at mom. Here, how much of your weight is determined by your environment.

Latest Studies Debate Low-Sodium Recommendation

The latest studies make it even more confusing to know how much salt is optimal for your health. Learn whether you should ditch the shaker or use a heavier hand.

Umami May Help You Eat Less

According to a new study, the controversial flavor enhancer may help suppress appetite. Before you order Chinese, read our expert’s take!

Obesity May Affect Women Differently Than Men

New research may bring us one step closer to developing the best treatment to help women successfully lose weight.

You Can Pass "Fast Food" Genes On to Your Kids

How to reverse the process—starting today.

White Bread May Boost Good Gut Bacteria—But Does That Make It Healthy?

Researchers say it can boost beneficial bacteria in your stomach, but hold off on giving up whole-grain loaves just yet.

6 New Dietary Guidelines Announced for Cancer Prevention

Before you overhaul your diet based on these recommendations (no more burgers and beer?!), read what our Weight Loss Coach has to say.