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Lutein in Greens and Eggs Slows Cognitive Aging

In a University of Illinois study, adults that ate large amounts of leafy greens, avocados and eggs had levels of lutein, a brain and eye nutrient, on par with younger people.

10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

Yes, five servings a day of fruit and veggies is a good start, but what really prevents heart disease and cancer is 10 servings a day, a new study finds.

Red Wine Less Toxic Than White

A study of 200,000 people found a surprising link between white wine and melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

Sugar Linked to Depression

Recent studies confirm a link between sugar-heavy diets and mental disorders, especially depression, with added sugars—not those found in fruits—identified as the culprit.

Veggie Doctors

Hospitals should add healthy vegetarian options and remove processed meats like bacon and ham from their menus, advises the American College of Cardiology.

Meatless Millennials

Millennials must be “inspired and coached” to eat more animal products, a speaker advised the 2017 Chicken Marketing Summit in North Carolina.

Crackdown Needed

Glyphosate, a Monsanto herbicide linked in studies to several cancers, has been detected in 10 of 24 breakfast foods, including eggs, oatmeal and coffee creamer.

Milk Chocolate Also Benefits Heart Health

Harvard researchers found that people eating one to 12 ounces a month of milk chocolate – but less than 30 ounces – had a lower risk of irregular heartbeat.

Tree Nuts Cut Colon Cancer Relapse

Two or more ounces of tree nuts a week sharply reduced cancer recurrence and premature death risk in patients with Stage III colon cancer.

Onions Healthy for Heart and Kidneys

Using six years of data from 12,000 people, Iranian scientists found that regular eaters of garlic and onions lowered their cardiovascular disease risk by 64 percent and chronic kidney disease risk by 32 percent.