Do These 8 ‘Miracle’ Foods Really Live Up to the Hype?

[brightcove:5365774388001 default] Certain so-called superfoods seem to be everywhere. They're said to ward off cancer, help with weight loss, extend your life, even whiten your teeth. But do these "miracle" foods really live up to all the hype? To find out, we interviewed experts and pored over research. Here's what we learned about apple cider vinegar, avocados, red wine, and more. […]

Fresh-Water Fish Contain Biotoxins—Here’s the Best Way to Ged Rid of Them

This article originally appeared on Food + Wine.  We're taught that steaming vegetables, fish, and everything in between is healthier than, say, dumping broccoli florets into a boiling water bath and letting all those good vitamins—fiber, B6, and potassium, to name a few—seep out into the H2O. And new research suggests that when it comes […]

Instagram Is Obsessed With Home-Raised Chickens. But Are Their Eggs Really Healthier?

If you spend any time on Instagram, you’ve probably noticed that chickens are trendy. Celebs like Reese Witherspoon, Oprah, and Gisele and Tom Brady keep their own fowl, and the IG tag #backyardchickens has over half a million posts. So what’s the deal? Are farm fresh (or yard fresh) eggs actually better for you? The […]

More People Are Taking Vitamin D Than Ever. Here’s Why That Might Be Risky

[brightcove:4663775862001 default] More people are taking vitamin D supplements today than they were 20 years ago, but that’s not necessarily a good thing. According to a new paper published today in JAMA, more than 18% of the population gets excess vitamin D—and more than 3% takes doses so high they could be dangerous. Vitamin D […]

From Steak to Shakes, Ashley Tisdale Packs Her Diet With Plenty of Protein: ‘It’s All About Feeling Good’

This article originally appeared on  With her own line of cosmetics, Ashley Tisdale knows skincare — and knows that a healthy glow starts with what you eat and drink. “For me, it’s all about feeling good,” the actress, 31, tells PEOPLE of her diet. “I have a makeup line, Illuminate by Ashley Tisdale, and […]

Eating French Fries Is Linked to a Higher Risk of Death

This article originally appeared on  People have long known French fries aren’t great for your health—but now a study has linked eating fried potatoes at least twice a week with an increased risk of death. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, looked at potato consumption in 4,400 older people between […]

Khloé Kardashian’s Nutritionist Reveals Why She Eats 7 Meals a Day

[brightcove:5366143284001 default] This article originally appeared on  There’s no doubt Khloé Kardashian‘s “revenge body” is a result of hard work in the gym, but she also shows serious dedication in the kitchen as well. The reality star’s nutritionist, Dr. Philip Goglia, recently opened up about the meal plan he developed to help keep her fit. “We work […]