Eating to Prevent Cancer

Eating to Prevent Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, the lifetime risk of cancer in the United States is 1 in 3. But…

Hack Your Metabolism by Timing Your Meals

Hack Your Metabolism by Timing Your Meals

Around 5 p.m., when the day begins to wind down, your body does the opposite — cranking up to be…

Acne: What You Need to Know

Acne: What You Need to Know

When the teenage years arrive, they often come with those annoying, distinctive pimples on the face, and often on the…

Fertility and Diet: Is There a Connection?

Fertility and Diet: Is There a Connection?

Harvard Health Blog Here are some headlines on fertility and diet that caught our attention: The ultimate fertility diet: We…

Can Intermittent Fasting Extend Life?

Can Intermittent Fasting Extend Life?

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: I am considering intermittent fasting. While I definitely need to shed a…

Shining a Light on Nightshade Vegetables

Shining a Light on Nightshade Vegetables

Just the name “nightshade,” gives this category of vegetables a shady mystique. And their reputation of possibly contributing to inflammatory…

The best diet for weight loss

The best diet for weight loss

Losing weight and getting healthier is a common goal among Americans; we spend $60 billion dollars a year on weight…

End the yo-yo diet cycle

End the yo-yo diet cycle

Last spring you reached your goal weight and celebrated by hitting the beach in a bikini. Then your job got…

Diet not working? Maybe it’s not your type

Diet not working? Maybe it’s not your type

Harvard Health Blog Have you heard of the blood type diet? I thought it had been debunked long ago but…

Weekend-proof your diet

Weekend-proof your diet

Finally, the weekend. After watching what you eat all week, it’s natural to want to indulge a little. But once…