These crispy sweet potato wedges come out Cajun spicy and sweet. They’re also loaded with antioxidants and plant-based nutrients and are a great source of beta-carotene. Another plus? As complex carbs, they digest slowly and raise blood sugars gradually — keeping you from a spike and drop-off.
Your brain and nervous system rely on B vitamins. But your body can’t store them, so you have to get them from food. Find out how to work more B into your diet.
There is no question that you can be a vegetarian and an athlete. The tougher question is: How can I become vegetarian and not compromise my health or athletic performance?
Whether you’re trying to eat more healthfully or giving up meat for Lent, adding fish to your diet is a smart move. Here’s our roundup of healthy, nutritious — and quick — fish dishes.
Diabetes educator Sue Cotey shares how she became vegan and the many benefits of this type of diet — from fighting chronic disease to preventing diabetes.
Melted cheeses, spinach and tofu nestled in whole wheat manicotti shells. Are you in? This low-fat version will melt in your mouth without weighing you down.
This savory Thai vegetarian dish offers a flavorful, healthy dinner or lunch option. Serve over a whole grain, such as brown rice or couscous, for extra fiber and vitamins.
Surprise your family with this healthy, delicious dish that boasts a secret ingredient: spaghetti squash. You’ll get more nutrition than you’d believe possible from a “pasta” dish. Serve with grilled chicken and a tossed salad. Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash 2.5 cups tomato sauce, brought to a boil 5 oz. fat-free shredded mozzarella cheese Preparation Cut … Read More
If you’d like to cut down or eliminate or your consumption of meat, but you’re not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays. What are Meatless Mondays? As the name implies, it means refraining from eating meat one day a week — on Mondays. Meatless Mondays is a public health … Read More
Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer. Now, a new study shows that a diet of mostly fruits, vegetables and a moderate amount of fish appears to offer the most protection against developing colorectal cancer. The study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, found … Read More