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Supplements and Diets for Heart Health Show Limited Proof of Benefit

Millions of Americans use dietary supplements and a variety of diets to protect their heart health.…

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too

You might assume that standard medical advice was supported by mounds of scientific research. But researchers…

White Meat vs. Red Meat and Cholesterol Levels

Many people choose white meat over red in the belief that white meat is less likely…

A Diet to Ward Off Gum Disease?

The right diet may improve gum health, a small study has found. German researchers studied 30…

Ask Well: Is the Saturated Fat in Chocolate as Bad as the Fat in Meat?

Q. Eating dark chocolate is encouraged for its health benefits. I’ve been buying chocolate with 75…

Omega-3s May Ease Asthma Symptoms

Omega-3 fatty acids in foods may reduce symptoms of childhood asthma, while omega-6 fats may aggravate…

A Heart-Healthy Diet May Be Good for the Brain

Eating a heart-healthy diet beginning in your 20s may provide brain benefits in middle age, new…

Trans Fat Bans May Be Good for the Heart

In 2006, New York City began restricting the amount of trans fats allowed in restaurant food.…