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Can coffee really sober you up?

(CNN)You're out late at night and you've had one too many drinks. You're feeling a bit inebriated, and you're wondering if a cup of coffee can help. Many of us have been there."I call it the 'perfect storm,' " said Dr. Mary Claire O'Brien, senior associate dean for health

The ideal diet to combat climate change

(CNN)You may be aware that a plant-based diet can make you healthier by lowering your risk for obesity, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. Now, a study suggests there's another good reason to regularly eat meatless meals. By filling your plate with plant foods instead of animal foods, you

Ten vegan-friendly versions of tailgate classics

(CNN)Tailgating with friends can be one of the most enjoyable aspects of a sporting event. But depending on the food served, pregame parties can be particularly challenging for those who follow special diets, including vegans. The good news is that there are lots of healthy "veganized" versions of tailgate

Food for thought: the smart way to better brain health

The human brain is made of food, so what we eat and drink affects our ability to keep a healthy, alert and active mindWe all intuitively appreciate that the foods we eat shape our thoughts, actions, emotions and behaviour. When you are feeling low, you reach for chocolate; when you

4 ways a shorter workweek could help you live longer

(CNN)The number of hours you log at work each week can have a significant impact on your health and your longevity -- especially if you overwork.Working more than that has been tied to some negative health outcomes, especially for "individuals who work extended hours or very long hours. We're