Healthy eating

There's a new way to keep your child from developing a peanut allergy

Research suggests kids with moms who eat peanuts while breastfeeding are less likely to develop allergies when they're older.

Could studying a basketball team's poop make them better athletes?

New research suggests that analyzing your bacterial makeup could vastly improve your health. And one team is giving it a try.

You've never seen fruit this color before

Pigments made from beets can enhance not only the color of your produce, but the nutritional value, too.

Lemons were only for the rich ... and other odd facts about the history of fruit

Citrus has come a long way from its Southeast Asian origins. But how did it get so spread out?

How black food is lighting up the culinary world

When food takes a dark turn, it can really benefit your diet.

Beyond ice cream: Non-dairy frozen treats to make before summer’s over

You don't have to sacrifice your health to enjoy a delicious dessert now and then.

This ingredient is more than trendy – it could also ward off Alzheimer's

New research adds yet another rung to the Mediterranean diet's long list of benefits.

How grilling fruit can light up your barbecue and your life

Sweeten the BBQ deal with some brilliant recipes that put fruit front and center.

These 10 recipes make us love apricots even more

This velvety stone fruit comes with a whole lot of fun and delicious uses.

The many ways to cook with leeks

These veggies are tops in taste, versatility and ease of cooking. That's precisely why we love cooking with them.

Could your genes be making you vegetarian?

Your diet may not be a lifestyle choice, but rather a product of your DNA, scientists say.

Scientists bust myth, white bread may not be that bad

New research reveals that it's not much different than whole wheat bread.

5 ways to keep your brain young

Protect your brain from the effects of aging with our scientifically backed brain-boosting tips.

A student invented a way to cook dinner in your washing machine

This idea goes where no steam-bag meal has gone before.

These are the healthiest countries in the world

We count down the nations that are tops in life expectancy, access to medical care and availability of clean water.