Are high-protein diets healthy? Eating more protein is tied to increased vegetable intake and reduced sugar consumption, Rutgers study finds

Diets high in protein are not a new phenomenon, but researchers continue to weigh the benefits and risks of following them. High protein intake is known to help with weight loss and muscle building. And it can help curb snacking because the more protein people eat, the fuller they feel afterward. A new Rutgers University … Read more

Your ‘Healthy’ Diet Could Lack Nutrients. Here’s How to Fix That, According to Science

Vegan and vegetarian diets are certainly trendy, with more people than ever before making the switch. While some people are choosing to go plant-based for environmental reasons, others are adopting these diets because of their health benefits. It’s hardly surprising, given studies have linked vegetarian and vegan diets to a lower body mass index (BMI) … Read more

Eating Habits: What People Really Think

A lot has changed in the past year, our eating habits included. (Getty Images) The health editors at US News teamed up with the food pros at America’s Test Kitchen to check in on the average American’s eating habits and goals. The results were not only surprising, but also fairly positive. In fact, Jack Bishop, … Read more