Cordyceps Is a Killer Fungi With Potential Health Benefits

Made popular by the hit HBO show and video game, The Last of Us, cordyceps are fungi that’ve been used in traditional Chinese medicine for its anti-fatigue, anti-aging and anti-cancer properties. Here’s how they work — and why you’re safe from a zombie infestation.

Plate with cordyceps.

31 High-Fiber Foods You Should Be Eating

Chia seeds, blackberries, kidney beans and lentils top the list of foods high in fiber. Learn how this carbohydrate keeps your digestive system moving smoothly and lowers your risk of some cancers.

A bowl of high fiber lentil salad

Is Red Dye 40 Safe?

A dietitian shares what we know about red dye 40, what foods typically contain the color additive and how to avoid it.

Recipe: Easy Vegetable Tomato Soup

Vegetable soup can be easy to make. (And it doesn’t have to come from a can with alphabet letters). Try this recipe filled with zucchini, carrots, yellow squash and more.

Bowl of tomato and vegetable soup.

Is Kombucha Good for You?

Is kombucha as healthy as advertised? We look at the claims with a pair of registered dietitians to see whether the drink should be added to your diet.