Missed your daily intake of supplements? Don't worry, scientists say that vitamin and mineral supplements don't really help much in preventing heart attacks and strokes.
Burned and cracked tortoise shells found inside Qesem Cave near Tel Aviv, Israel, suggest early hunter gatherers enjoyed snacking on roasted tortoise shells. However, researchers say the tortoises would have only been a side dish, as they would not have provided enough calories.
Most health experts agree: Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for human health. However, what they may not know is that these same acids are also vital for maintaining a healthy ocean. Now new research has revealed that climate change may be gradually taking these essential acids away.
Fast food may be able to help you recover from a workout just as well as dietary supplements, according to a new study.
A new study is leaving some men on the edge, after it noted that eating too much food naturally high in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, or taking fish oil supplements, can actually leave them at a higher risk of prostate cancer.
Supplements, vitamins and all other alternative medicine have quickly ballooned to a $34 billion a year industry, but the industry has been mired with scrutiny and lawsuits over the lack of proof of its effectiveness. A new book further questions the industry and even says it does more harm than good to those who consume it.