How Diets Work
If you’ve tried everything, yet weight loss continues to elude you, don’t give up. There are ways to up the odds and increase your chance of success.
How Do You Fuel Your Workout?
Energy bars, fitness drinks, protein powders, sports supplements -- are these the best ways to power your workout?
How Safe is Nonstick Cookware?
No research has shown that your blood level of PFOA will go up from using Teflon-coated cookware, but here are some things you should know before you decide to use it.
How Sweet Is It?
Cutting back on sugar is a smart move for many people. Luckily, there are other ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.
How to Cook Faster, Healthier Meals
Cooking a healthier, low-fat meal doesn't take any longer than cooking one that's high in fat, cholesterol, and sodium.
How to Cut the Fat and Keep the Flavor
By adopting a dozen or so of these eating habits, most people can continue to enjoy the foods they like and still lose pounds. Don't forget to include daily exercise in the plan.
How to Junk a Junk-Food Diet
Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight or improve your health, junk food can sabotage a worthy effort.
How to Make Heart-Healthy Food Choices
Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions.
How to Make Tastier Veggies
Adding more fruit to our diet is easy for most of us. It's the vegetables that hang up many people.
How to Raise Healthy Eaters
Here are suggestions to help you help your children attain and maintain a healthy weight.
How Women Can Avoid Midlife Weight Gain
Whether you’ve already gained a few extra pounds or have yet to reach perimenopause, here are strategies to help you maintain a healthy weight in midlife and beyond.
Ignore These Diet ‘Rules’
If you’re eating according to outdated or untrue dietary commandments, all your efforts to lose weight could be in vain.
Individual Fruit Cup Dessert
Your children can help you make this easy dessert that's colorful and good for them to eat. Have all of your supplies and ingredients ready before you begin.
Iron: An Important Mineral in Your Diet
Iron is a metal that is essential for life. It is a part of proteins and enzymes found throughout your body.
Is Pink Turkey Meat Safe?
The color pink in cooked turkey meat raises a "red flag" to many diners and cooks. Conditioned to be wary of pink in fresh pork, they question the safety of cooked poultry and other meats that have a rosy blush.
It's Time to Veg Out
Vegetables are good sources of fiber, and they're chock full of vitamins and minerals.
Keep Moving to Manage Your Weight
You can lose weight by dieting, exercising, or a combination of both. Including exercise into your daily routine offers other benefits besides weight control.
Keeping Blood Sugar in Check
The official term for blood sugar is glucose, and having either too little or too much of it occupies the minds of people with diabetes daily -- even hourly. But keeping blood sugar at safe levels can be achieved by most patients through monitoring, diet, exercise and drug therapy.
Keeping Your Kitchen Under Control
The kitchen is the "dirtiest" room in the house, according to a recent study, because people are less likely to use strong cleaners and disinfectants in that room.
Kids' Healthy Eating Not Just About Food
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers suggestions to help your child develop and maintain good eating habits and to prevent chaotic mealtimes in your home.
Kids in the Kitchen: Let Them in on the Fun
Here are recipes that fit the bill for teaching some baking basics and setting some good nutrition patterns early. All you'll need are some simple tools and tolerance for a few spills. These recipes are safe for a child to make (with adult help) and are practically foolproof.
Kids Need Their Nutrients
Learning a bit more about vitamins and minerals can help ensure your kids are on the right nutritional track.
Let's Do Lunch
Does your lunch just happen? Is it often a last-minute decision of where to eat and whether or not you want fries with your burger? If so, maybe it's time to show lunch a little more respect.
Living Well to Reach Age 100
Healthy lifestyle choices can help you enjoy a better quality of life for an increasing number of years. The best news is that it’s never too late to get started.