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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.

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.