Eating and Nutrition - Original Articles

How to Detox From Sugar

Overconsumption of sugar can lead to serious health issues. Here are six tips for cutting back on the sweet stuff.

Processed Foods and Prostate Cancer Risk

Processed foods are terrible for your health. But are they linked to prostate cancer? We look at a study and give some tips on cutting back on junkfood.

The Many Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D may protect again cancer, heart disease, and more. Are you getting enough of this important nutrient?

Orthorexia: The Other Eating Disorder

If your passion for "pure" or "clean" eating has left you with a diet so restrictive that it interferes with other aspects of your life, your eating plan may not be so healthy after all.

10 Foods That Give You Energy

Sure, sleep counts, but so does the food you eat. Here are the foods that will put a spring in your step.

5 Hardest Foods to Digest

Plus simple advice to better digest any food you eat.

Why We Crave Sugar

Wondering why that iced custard doughnut holds such irresistible appeal? We've got the answers.

8 Nutrition Experts Dish on Their Favorite Books

For great eating advice, chew on these expert picks.

Does Juice Fasting Actually Work?

Juicing is promoted for everything from weight management to internal cleansing or "detoxing," but are there any real health benefits?

Decoding 10 Nutritional Buzzwords

Superfood? Energy-boosting? Understanding what these phrases actually mean.

The Science of Hanger

Why do some of us get angry, grumpy, and irritable when we're hungry?

A-to-Z Nutrition Glossary

Have you ever read a nutrition report or food label and stumbled over the meaning of a chemical name or scientific term? Let this alphabetical list of nutrition terms be your guide!

5 Healthy and Easy-to-Make Muffin Tin Recipes

Muffins aren't the only thing you can make with a muffin tin. These recipes are easy to make, portion controlled, and perfect for busy schedules.

Slow Carbs vs. Fast Carbs

Not all carbohydrates are alike, and some are much better for you than others.

Autumn’s Unhealthiest Foods

The flavors of fall come from some very healthy foods, like apples and pumpkins. But those foods are also used to flavor sugary junk food.

8 Strategies for Smart Snacking at Work

Tips and techniques to curb mindless workday munching.

How the Order You Eat Your Food Impacts Your Blood Sugar

It's not just what you eat and how much. The order you eat your food impacts your blood sugar as well.

Is Sugar Really That Bad for You?

Like fat before it, sugar is getting a bad nutritional rap. Here’s why.

8 Healthy Drinks to Beat the Heat

Stay cool with these healthy seasonal drinks.

10 Foods You Should Eat Everyday

Are you taking advantage of these nutritional superstars?

5 Healthy Sauces, Rubs, and Marinades From Around the World

Easy, healthy ways to add flavor to your food.

7 Fiber Myths and Facts

What you may not know about this important part of a healthy diet.

9 Important Nutrients You May Be Missing

No matter how healthy your diet, you may be falling short on some of these key vitamins and minerals.

Bone Broth: Good for Your Body?

What s cooking with this trendy dish?

4 Nutrition Trends to Watch Out For In 2015

What s in fashion in foods this year, and should you be on trend?

Drink Up: Your Guide to Tea

Sip this brew for multiple health benefits.

An Ounce of Yogurt for Plenty of Diabetes Prevention (Plus 10 Tasty Options)

You may have heard the saying An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. What s an ounce of yogurt worth?

Exotic Berries: Introducing Aronia, Acai, and More

Are these hard-to-find berries worth it?

The Lowdown on Fish Oil Supplements: 5 Questions and Answers

Should you be taking this popular supplement?

Spice up Your Holidays

6 warming favorites that kick up the flavor of both sweet and savory dishes.