Too much refined sugar in your diet is not just a risk factor for obesity and diabetes, it also increases your chances of heart disease.
Politicians make sweeping statements on how to close the gap. But here's advice from people working directly with Indigenous communities who have evidence for what actually works.
As 'Heart Month' kicks off across North America, a cardiovascular researcher explains how the neighbourhood you live in can affect your risks of heart disease.
Like many Indigenous groups around the world, the James Bay Cree of northern Québec have a disproportionately high rate of diabetes. They’re facing it down with a decidedly Indigenous solution.
Studies show that cinnamon can lower blood lipids in people with diabetes or metabolic syndrome.
It comes down to what and how much you eat over the day, rather than when you eat most of your food.
Losing weight is an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes, as well as a prudent preventive measure. Beliefs that it's harder to lose weight when diabetic are unfounded.
South Africa has one last hurdle to cross before it implements a sugar tax to prevent a wide-range of obesity related non-communicable diseases.
Halloween is upon us, and the sugar is horrible for your kids' teeth and health. But fear not -- there are things parents can do to lessen the impact of the candy binge.
Type 3c diabetes is quite common, but most doctors are missing it.
As government representatives meet at the WHO global conference on noncommunicable diseases in Uruguay this week, their focus should be on reducing the health impacts of trade deals.
If you sit all day at work, then cancer, diabetes, heart disease and death are the likely outcomes. A cardiologist explains how the simple act of counting can reverse this evolutionary trend.
A new study has been found that television viewing increases your risk of dying from an inflammatory-related condition like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease. But it's more complicated than that.
To fight against obesity, a huge issue in Asia, governments must promote lifestyle changes through education and improve access to healthy foods.
Poor sleep in infants and children has been linked to an array of problems, from aggression to poor school performance to diabetes, obesity and suicide. Our expert reviews the science.
Poor diet kills hundreds of thousands per year. If we want to achieve meaningful health care reform, we need to address our nation's nutrition crisis.
Research into intermittent fasting suggests it's not a health gimmick.
If something goes wrong in pregnancy, a boy baby is more likely to be born malnourished or stillborn than a girl. This may have an evolutionary basis.
To tackle the increasing burden of diabetes in Africa, health systems on the continent need to be strengthened.
Knowing exactly what to eat and avoid to beat type 2 diabetes can be confusing. More protein? Less carbs? More wholegrains?