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Starbucks' Seasonal Drinks Are a Nutritional Nightmare

Black coffee is a healthy, energizing beverage. From enhanced memory to improved athletic performance, black coffee (or coffee with just a dash of cre...

What Makes a Food "Ultra-Processed"? A Look at The Latest Risk In Our Diets

A recent study published in the journal BMJ Open found that the average American gets 57.9 percent of their calories from ultra-processed foods. ...

3 Ingredients That Ruin Your Favorite Valentine's Day Chocolates

You know that candy and chocolates aren't healthy, but you probably don't know that the sweet treat you give your special someone this Valenti...

Russell Wilson Wants You to 'Eat the Ball'

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson recently posted to his Instagram to announce his new partnership with Eat the Ball, a frozen bread com...

Take Some Time to Understand MSG

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is the form of a naturally occurring chemical, glutamate, and is used as a flavor enhancer and food additive. It is created...

Ask the You Docs: Is There an Energy Drink That's Healthy?

Q: I'm nodding off during the afternoon and feel like I need a pick-me-up. But everything I read about energy drink seems to say they pose a risk ...

Get Real Energy by Fueling With Carbohydrates

  Want to take your workout to the next level? Try pre-fueling with carbohydrates. When you fuel up with energy drinks that are loaded with...

Decoding Food Labels to Improve Your Diet and Performance

Shopping for your favorite foods can be confusing. Hundreds of products are available, many with versions marked with catchy labels like "light," "l...

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