Nutrition

It’s important to know what you’re putting into your body. Learn about nutrition for healthy eating.

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16 Low-Calorie Breakfast Swaps

You’ve heard it a million times — breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s important to get


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Can Supplements Increase Energy?

If you eat a healthy diet, megadoses of vitamins and minerals won’t rev up your stamina or strength. And the


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Get the Most From Your Daily Vitamins

Half of all U.S. adults regularly take vitamins or dietary supplements, according to data released this month by the Centers


5 Healthy Fats You Should Eat

1. Avocado They contain as much fat as a fast-food double cheeseburger, but it’s mostly in the form of good-for-you


8 Swaps to Eat More Good Carbs

You don't have to give up carbs entirely to be healthy. Try these swaps to get more nutrients out of...


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The Health Benefits of Bananas

Thanks to their low sodium and high potassium content, bananas are particularly good for people with high blood pressure. Bananas


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7 Healthy Foods to Order at an Italian Restaurant

Avoid calorie bombs the next time you visit an Italian restaurant while still enjoying delicious cuisine.


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Eat Well, Spend Less

5 strategies for eating smart without blowing your grocery budget, from how to save on wine to why going meatless...

8 Packaged Foods with Hidden Saturated Fats

Saturated fat that can increase inflammation lurk in many packaged foods. Are there in of these in your pantry?


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Are Protein Bars Worse Than Snickers?

If you decide to refuel with a protein or meal replacement bar after exercising, you could be undoing the calorie-burning


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9 Ways Nutrition and Health Collide

Potatoes and wheat-based noodles. If these foods bother you, opt for rice instead. It’s the only starch completely absorbed in...


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Why You Need Antioxidants

The reason that fruits (and vegetables) are so important to your overall health is that they are major purveyors of...


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The Nutrition Magic of Mushrooms

It’s spring, and mushrooms are popping up all over, including in your local produce aisle. You don’t have to be


How to Choose Good Carbs When Food Shopping

Yes, carbs do raise blood sugar. But cutting them out isn’t the answer, for many good reasons. The trick is


Smart People Eat Fat

Why a Low-Fat Diet is Dangerous The human body was designed to love fatty foods in part because of the


23 Ways to Keep Fast Food in Your Diet

Don't eliminate fast food, just make smart choices!

16 Low Carb Dieting Tips

Reach your healthy weight goal with these smart carb tips.


Bust a Myth, Get a Benefit

"Low-fat" means "healthy" and other nutrition myths exposed.


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Calcium: Are You Getting Enough?

Calcium, the body’s most abundant mineral, plays a critical role in bone health, but it does much more than that.


The Vitamin Myth

While some vitamin supplements can boost your health, others may actually harm.


Nuts

Nuts are good for blood glucose maintenance, and will help you beat a host of health ailments.

Peanut Butter

This sandwich spread packs a punch against blood sugar spikes.


Sourdough Bread

This is one bread that won't hit a sour note when it comes to your blood sugar.


The Health Properties of Sweet Potatoes

These sweet-tasting super-spuds hold a real healthy surprise.


What Makes Some Carbs Better Than Others

Learn why high-carb foods have a different glycemic load than other carbs.


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Fish Oil: A Vital Supplement

Eating fish several times a week is an essential part of any cholesterol-lowering plan. But believe it or not, eating


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10 Effortless Ways to Factor Out Bad Fat

Cutting down on “bad” fats and reducing your overall consumption of fat isn’t something that’s going to happen overnight. But