Coconut oil seems to be all the rage these days. Is there nothing it cannot cure or help? But, sadly, it turns out the wonder oil from this hard-shelled palm tree adornment may be more fad than fantastic.
Everybody knows soda isn't exactly at the tip-top of a healthy diet, and now a new study finds a particular ingredient in the fizzy drinks has generated evidence of tumors in mice! Is it safe to have our pop?
Kombucha tea has been a faddish drink for the health-conscious for decades. Are its touted benefits the real deal or the stuff of rainbows and unicorns?
With peanut allergies on the rise worldwide, a study found that contrary to previous advice, feeding foods containing peanuts to babies before 11 months of age may help prevent allergies.
Recent dietary fads, such as going paleo, suggest we should get back to eating the way we did before agriculture came along. But, as in much else in life, there are no easy or perfect answers when it comes to the foods we choose.
When will aging itself be considered old and busted? What's the latest thinking on longevity? Is diet the answer? Julia looks into it for us.
If you want to learn more about chocolate's health benefits before you dive into your Valentine's Day treats, check out Julia Wilde's visit with a chocolate factory pro.
Everywhere you look, someone wants to sell you on the idea of body "cleanses" -- the need to clear yourself of harmful toxins that build up and make your insides icky. Guess what: It's a bunch of hooey. Your body, without any help, is up to the job.
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