Nutrition

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

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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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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


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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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Achieve Real Results With Fiber

One of the most striking differences between the caveman’s diet and our own is the amount of fiber our ancestors


Understanding Different Types of Fat

Saturated, unsaturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated... Confused about fat? Don't be. Here's the good, the bad, and the ugly.


Make Healthy Choices at Coffee Shops

There's no excuse for letting these morning fixtures destroy your health goals.


Banish Bad Fat

Learn about fats and get lean the right way