Our ideas of what constitutes a “healthy” diet might be out of sync with reality. Some “healthy” alternatives are loaded with calories, fat or chemicals. Learn which health foods are busting your diet.
For quick weight loss, ‘The 100’ diet restricts consumption of sugar calories to 100 per day. Is this a sustainable way to lose weight and keep it off?
Research on the contents of chicken nuggets shows how food processing can turn a perfectly good source of protein into junk food.
Many women turn to comfort foods like ice cream, chocolate and cookies during stressful times. However, as metabolism slows during menopause, it’s harder to burn off those extra calories.
If you need to go gluten-free, you may be surprised: there’s still plenty you can eat. And now with FDA regulations, you can feel safer choosing gluten-free products.
The tradition of putting on several extra pounds freshman year is one no one wants to keep. Dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about ways to avoid the ‘Freshman 15’ trap.
Seeds are perfectly packaged nutrition powerhouses. They provide heart-healthy fat, fiber and protein. Their antioxidants help to lower cholesterol, reduce inflammation and prevent some cancers.
Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers discusses new government limits on sodium, fat and sugar in snacks offered in school vending machines. She gives parents practical tips to encourage healthy snacking.
Can some foods make your skin look firmer, clearer and younger? Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about healthy choices for you that are also healthy for your skin.
You know whole grain has more nutritional heft than white, bread, but can you choose between whole wheat, multi-grain, seven-grain, 12-grain, all natural, organic and enriched? An expert guides you down the bread aisle.