Chocolate has been shown to benefit heart health, keep blood pressure low, and ward off conditions like diabetes -- but which type of dark chocolate is the healthiest?
Research suggests that eating a high-fiber diet, especially with fiber from whole grains, can help you live longer.
Eating more dietary fiber has been found to help people live longer by avoiding cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases and some cancers. Find out which foods will give you the fiber boost you need for longevity.
While fish is an important component of an anti-aging diet, many people wonder if it’s safe to eat fish and shellfish, given the dangers of mercury exposure. Find out what mercury poisoning is, and how you can avoid it in the fish you eat.
Modern research suggests chocolate can boost your heart health, but cocoa's history as a medicine dates back thousands of years. Find out how healthy cocoa and chocolate have been used to treat everything from syphilis to poor digestion.
Conventional wisdom preaches drinking eight glasses of water a day for optimal health. But what does the research say about how much water we really need?
New research suggests chocolate may help you stay slim, despite its high fat and sugar content.
Understand how following a plant-based food plan like the Mediterranean Diet can help you live a longer, healthier life with fewer chronic or life-threatening conditions like heart disease and cancer.
Hemp seeds have not been studied extensively, but may offer benefits to treat or prevent cardiovascular disease, hypertension, inflammation, and even cancer.
Stevia is a sweetener derived from the stevia plant. While not technically FDA approved, stevia-derived sweeteners and stevia extracts are showing up in foods. What do you need to know about the health effects and safety of stevia? Does stevia taste good? How did stevia suddenly show up in grocery stores and as a coffee/tea sweetener?
Coffee may have great health and anti aging properties. In fact, the health benefits of coffee seem to place it as a superfood. If you are a coffee drinker, you can rest easy that the health benefits of coffee can help lower your risk for disease while giving you that daily pick-me-up.
Could coffee increase your life expectancy? Does coffee have health benefits that lead to a longer, healthier life. The answer is "yes" (thank goodness). Find out how coffee impacts long-term health and life expectancy.
Calories and calorie counting can be trick. Knowing how many calories are involves estimating serving size, knowing ingredients and looking up calories counts. Learn to estimate and develop your calorie intuition with these simple steps.
Antioxidants are substances in plants that our body can use to repair damage to our cells. Antioxidants help prevent illnesses and reduce the effects of aging. Some plants contain more antioxidants than others. See the top 20 common foods with the highest antioxidant levels.
Longevity and life expectancy are impacted by your weight, or so you would think. Research shows that being slightly overweight at middle age might not be bad for you in terms of life expectancy and longevity. Can being overweight not be as bad as we think?
Green tea is an ancient drink for good health and longevity. The antioxidant benefits of daily consumption of green tea are well known.