Do You Have to Take a Vitamin D Supplement to be Healthy? (YouTube, Sep 22, 2020)
You hear so much in the news about vitamin D supplements. Do you have to take one?

How Much Added Sugar Do You Eat? (YouTube, Aug 26, 2020)
How much added sugar is in your food? The new food label that came out earlier this year shows you. Here's how to use it.

Busting the 8 Cups of Water a Day Myth (YouTube, May 13, 2020)
Staying hydrated is important - especially now that the weather is warming up. But do we really have to drink 8 cups of water a day to stay hydrated? UAB nutritionist Beth Kitchin, PhD, RDN tells why this is a myth!

Alcohol Calories
Ever wonder just how many calories that beer or glass of wine is adding to your daily total? If you haven't given it a thought, you're like many Americans.

America the Sweet
The average American over the age of one eats 22 teaspoons of added sugars each day.

Artificial Sweeteners
NutraSweet, Sweet n' Low, Splenda - are they paradise or poison?

Avoid A Cold
There is no treatment for a cold. But there are some things you can do to boost your immune system and lower your chances of getting one.

A healthy breakfast in a hurry takes a bit of planning ahead.

Building a Better Breakfast
New research by UAB researchers might help you build a hunger busting breakfast.

If caffeine were to go on trial for all of the allegations against it, would it be convicted?

Cancer Cutting Habits
Take a look at some of the lifestyle changes that can lower your risk of cancer.

Designer Waters: Health or Hype?
Designer drinks like Gatorade, Smart Water, Vitamin Water, and Propel are everywhere. Are they worth it?

Fending Off the Cold and Flu with Vitamin D?
Can taking vitamin D lower your chances of getting a cold or the flu? The answer is - maybe.

Folic Acid and Cancer: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Reports have been surfacing that extra supplementation with folic acid may be related to certain cancers.

High Fructose Fracas
You've probably heard of high fructose corn syrup. But is it good? Is it bad? What exactly is it?

Lactose Intolerance May Not Be As Common As We Thought
New research shows that only 12% of all Americans and 19.5% of African Americans may be lactose intolerant.

Lower Calories, Live Longer?
Could eating less help you live longer? If you're a lab animal, the answer is probably "yes". The answer is less certain for us humans.

Phony Food Allergies
If you go to an allergy doctor and get a skin prick test or a blood test for food allergies, you might not like what you see.

Should You Supplement with Vitamin C?
For years, conventional wisdom has prompted many people to take vitamin C for avoiding a cold. Unfortunately, the science on this subject is much less clear.

Teen Vegetarians
A vegetarian diet may be healthy option for your teen, as long as it is not a "front" for an eating disorder.