Many people have eliminated foods containing synthetic ingredients, such as artificial sweeteners and flavors, from their diets. Why are people concerned about artificial ingredients? Food additives, including artificial colors and preservatives, are commonly found in
If you suffer from digestive issues — and you’ve tried to resolve symptoms with over-the-counter medications, diet modifications and herbs — it might be time to look into prebiotics and probiotics. You’ve probably heard of probiotics in
Are you getting enough water — and getting it at the right times? Learn more with this infographic about how to hydrate.
You’ve heard the warnings about artificial sweeteners: Saccharin causes bladder cancer. Aspertame leads to brain tumors. Mannitol and sorbitol give you diarrhea. But are these sugar substitutes really any worse for you than the real
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Artery-clogging trans fats — a staple in many baked and frozen prepackaged foods — will soon be eliminated from industrial foods made in the United States. Under the ban, which was announced in June by the
For years, you’ve been told that eating a low-cholesterol diet helps prevent heart disease, but proposed changes to existing dietary guidelines are calling that advice into question. Here’s what you should know. The dietary guidelines