Many people experience late-in-the-day energy lags, but you can take steps to prevent them.
Choosing how to feed your baby is an important decision that has life-long effects for your baby and for you.
Bacteria can spread anywhere in the kitchen. Read on for a detailed guide to preventing contamination in your kitchen, and tips for cleaning and disinfecting.
Following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet reduced blood pressure. This diet is low in saturated fat, cholesterol and total fat and emphasizes fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products.
Detailed information on diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children
Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in your body. Most of your body's fat is stored as triglycerides.
Omega-3s are a beneficial and essential form of fat, one that your body needs but can't make.
Understanding how food affects blood glucose is the first step in managing diabetes. And following a diabetes meal plan can help keep you on track.
Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions.
If you are what you eat, that's even more true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and eat starchy foods, you're not only feeding yourself--you're feeding the plaque that can cause havoc in your mouth.
Today's goal is not to re-create a Norman Rockwell painting, but to produce a festive meal you will be happy to serve on Thanksgiving Day. The biggest change: If you don't need to present the whole turkey for carving at the table, cook a turkey breast instead.
You may think of heart disease as a problem for adults, not your young children. But diet and exercise habits started in childhood can begin a lifetime of heart health, or a lifetime of heart damage.
Emotional eating affects most people from time to time. But regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.
In a healthy choice contest, fresh fruit would win out over a slice of pie any day. But many of us find it hard to resist the dessert. Here are tips to help you eat nutritiously.
Vegetables offer not only a variety of flavors and textures--they are also packed with nutrients. But many Americans limit their vegetable consumption to just a few types.
Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is good for your health, and it may reduce your risk for many chronic illnesses. Here’s how to choose produce at the peak of its freshness so you’ll enjoy it even more.
Perk up an old holiday favorite with the brightness of fruit and two kinds of healthy rice.
Serve as dessert, for breakfast topped with low-fat yogurt, or drained over lettuce as a salad.
No need to hide the veggies in this dish! Kids will love tearing up the kale and mixing the salad ingredients.
The secret to this delicious drink's sweetness is apple juice.
We know we should eat more of what’s good for us and less of what’s not. But most Americans get too many calories and not enough nutrition in their daily diet, health experts claim. Here’s a simple three-step plan to help.
You can enjoy fresh vegetables year-round because supermarkets offer fresh produce for every season. And when you buy vegetables in season, they are more likely to cost less and provide peak flavor.
We constantly lose water, so we need to replace it. But how much do you really need?
Add some zing to your H2O.
Processed food gets a bad rap as the cause of many health problems: obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer. But what exactly is processed food, and how unhealthy is it, really?
Drinking 100 percent fruit may juice sound like a healthy option, but it’s a far cry from eating the real deal—whole, fresh fruit.
Liven up turkey with this tasty dish.
Festive meals with friends and family are one of the best parts of the holidays—but they can easily be complicated by a range of dietary preferences.
Lots of foods can be healthy choices if you have diabetes or are concerned about getting it. But a few really pack a punch with vitamins, minerals, fiber, or healthy fats.
Why not introduce a new cookie to your holiday rotation? These pack in a lot of flavor but very little sugar.
Most Americans get more salt than what’s recommended. If you’re in this group—and you probably are—you’ll need to change your dietary habits to reach the target level.
You can make a healthier party mix by using whole-grain cereals, olive oil instead of butter or margarine, and soy nuts or wasabi peas rather than the usual mixed nuts.
Heart disease. Cancer. Diabetes. If only there were an easy way to protect yourself—some simple thing you could pop in your mouth to help ward off these and other health worries.
A cup of soup is a comforting choice for a chilly winter’s day. But having soup as an appetizer or main course does more than warm you from the inside out. It can also help you.
Crave chocolate? Your addiction could have unexpected health benefits. Research shows that consuming cocoa may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, as well as improve blood flow.
Some are packed with omega-3s. Some are chock-full of calcium. And others may even improve your cholesterol and blood pressure levels.
No, we’re not describing new drugs or dietary supplements. We’re talking about seeds. Proving that you should never judge a food by its size, these little guys are nutritional powerhouses! Read on to find out how to incorporate them into your diet.
One of the very best ways to boost the quality of your diet is making more of your meals at home. Research shows that people who cook dinner at home more often tend to consume less calories, fat, and sugar than those who eat most of their meals away from the home. However, one of the biggest challenges people face when it comes to regularly preparing home-cooked meals is time.
You may have heard of a kitchen appliance called an electric pressure cooker. One popular brand is the Instant Pot, though there are many different brands available today. One of the biggest attractions of these devices is that they can help you cook healthy foods such as meats, soups, stews, and more in a fraction of the time than it would otherwise take.
Eggs and veggies mix to create a hearty, healthy breakfast.
Imagine there was a nutrient that may boost your heart health, reduce your risk for depression, safeguard against certain types of cancer, protect your eyes, and improve symptoms related to rheumatoid arthritis. There is: omega-3 fatty acids.
From bars to powders, protein-laden products are everywhere. But when it comes to this popular nutrient, it may be time to rethink your intake.
Creamy and sweet, this salad is a treat!
Farmers markets offer tasty field-fresh veggies.
A healthful treat for summertime.
These extra sweet strawberries are quick and satisfying.
Read on for the scoop on ketogenic diets—and whether one may be worth trying.
If you’re like most people, you probably eat without thinking about it. But this means that you may also have some less-than-healthy eating habits.
Full of oats, flaxseed, and cottage cheese, these cookies are as healthy as they are delicious.
Many Americans don’t follow healthy eating recommendations. This may be in part because healthy choices often come with a higher price tag.
It's pizza. It's sweet. It's healthy. What's not to love about this treat?
It's soup season. Indulge with this smoky, protein-rich recipe.
According to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating full-fat dairy products may not raise your risk for heart disease or death, and may even protect against stroke.
The sauces gives this nutty fish a distinctive zing.
Traditional panna cotta recipes rely on dairy, but not this creamy vegan holiday treat.
From cinnamon baked apples to gingerbread men, spices provide some of our favorite tastes and smells this time of year. Here’s how to spice up your life this season.
This hearty but healthy breakfast will get your day started right.
Making smart choices about what you eat and drink is important for managing diabetes. Counting carbohydrates (“carbs”) is one way to do that.
Try this as a dip for flatbread, pita chips, or carrot sticks.
This bread is low in all the right places— saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium—without losing any taste and texture.
It's cute! It's fruit! This treat is a snowman you can eat!
This classic kitchen tool can’t be beat when it comes to healthy, homemade meals.
Break out the slow cooker for this warm, comforting dish.
When you think comfort food, potato pancakes are probably on the list. Here’s a simple way to add some healthy veggies to this comforting favorite.
Cherries may lower your risk for certain diseases, including arthritis, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
About 50 million Americans have a food allergy. But what you think is a food allergy could actually be a food intolerance.
Here are some heart-healthy tips for choosing and using oils and spreads.
The Apple Dumplings recipe is virtually fat-free and can be put together in a jiffy. After you’ve sliced the apples, the Quick Apple Crisp takes just minutes to put together and pop in the oven.
Do you like to play with your food? Then you’ll love this box lunch that looks like a game of tic-tac-toe!
Smoothies make a great breakfast. With just three ingredients, this one couldn’t be faster to whip up.
Whether you’re thinking about transitioning your family to plant-based cuisine exclusively or just a few days a week, you might be wondering if there’s anything special you need to consider for your youngest eaters.
Whether you’re preparing dessert for a holiday feast or a special treat for a weekend dinner, a pie is sure to please family and friends.
Enjoy this family favorite.
Recipe for cranberry spiced cider.
The following suggestions can help you and your family boost the quality of between-meal eating.