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Your Diet Can Help Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are on the rise, and it may be all because of our diet. Here's what you can do to prevent this painful condition.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Survivors Reduce Cancer Death Risk with Diet

Cancer survivors can lower their risk of cancer-related death in the future by up to 65 percent through a diverse, low fat diet.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Arsenic and Lead In Fruit Juice?

About half of 45 popular commercial fruit juices have elevated levels of potentially harmful heavy metals, according to this report.

By Diane Domina

Biotin: What Is It, and How Much Is Optimal?

Biotin can help with diabetes and multiple sclerosis, but it can also interfere with medications for hypothyroidism. Here’s what you need to know.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Great Kratom Controversy

Is kratom a natural a dietary supplement with pain-relieving properties — or is it an addictive drug?

By Stephanie Stephens

10 Foods on the MIND Diet

This menu may help cut your risk of dementia, the latest evidence shows.

By Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H.

Climate Change Continues to Fuel World Hunger

The number of hungry people worldwide increased to 821 million in 2017, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018.

By Diane Domina

Why Narcolepsy and Eating Disorders Go Hand-in-Hand

It makes sense, really — sleep has a big influence on how hungry we feel and the type of food we choose to eat. So, when our sleep is erratic it can mess with our metabolism and urges to binge.

By Martin Reed

Why Your Gut Bacteria Matters for Heart Health

Did you know that the bacteria in your gut, also known as gut flora or gut microbiota, affects the health of your heart?

By Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

Milk at Breakfast Helps Control Blood Sugar

Drinking high-protein milk at breakfast can help lower blood sugar levels through lunch and into the afternoon, according to this study.

By Diane Domina