Discover where hidden calories are lurking in your favorite foods and get tips on trimming empty ones. Cutting calories and increasing your activity levels is a sure way to weight loss. Losing extra belly fat, in particular, can reduce your risks for heart attack, stroke, hypertension and diabetes.
Highly processed and sugary foods are huge obstacles to health and weight loss. But if overhauling your diet feels overwhelming, try these easy tweaks to transform your diet without radically altering your life.
Interested in increased energy, better physical health and improved clarity of thought? Carbohydrates, and the way we metabolize them, will boost vitality and well-being — if they’re intact and not “stripped” of all their nutrients.
Many experts, citing the latest research, believe some foods can impact prostate cancer growth. Learn about how eating certain foods and avoiding others can lower your risk.
This fresh bean salsa is a quick and easy appetizer that combines good taste with good nutrition. Serve it at your next gathering or make it for your family as a healthy snack.
Eating well can make all the difference in your daily life. Dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about how to maximize the nutrition you get from your diet, and how a registered dietitian can help.
Family doctors aren’t here to nag you to lose weight. They’re here to help you do it.
Many people think that taking vitamins and other supplements can support their heart health, but the opposite may be true. None have been proven to help, and some could even be dangerous.
With continued evidence piling up that shows red meat and processed meats – such as bacon and sausage – are not good for your health, it’s time to start choosing the white meat or vegetarian option.
Your diet affects how your medications work, especially for patients taking blood thinners such as Coumadin® (warfarin). It is important to know the drug-food interactions for any medicines and when to talk to your doctor.