Diet and Weight Loss - Diet Don'ts

The Whole Scoop on the Whole30®

This new and popular diet goes back to basics.

The Trouble With Tea

Five ingredients in tea can potentially harm your health. Here's what you need to know.

Someone's Gained Weight: What to Say (and Not Say)

If someone near to you has recently gained weight, you may feel it's your duty to say something, but consider this expert insight first.

8 Habits of Skinny People

How do some folks manage to stay svelte with what looks like little effort? Learn their tricks.

Nutrition Bars: Healthy or Hype?

They're marketed as nutritious alternatives to poor-quality fast food. But what's really beneath the wrapper?

The Facts About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Are the health effects of high fructose corn syrup as bad as some research suggests? Here are both sides of the controversy.

The Dried Fruit Question: To Eat or Not to Eat?

Fruit is good for you, no doubt. But there are particular factors to consider when it comes to choosing dried fruit.

Top 5 Diet Mistakes

Have you changed your eating habits to shed some pounds but find the numbers on the scale are going up?

Clay: The Great Health Elixir?

Learn about one man's positive experience with eating clay, and what his adversaries think.

Which Is Better: Bagged Greens or Bulk?

While some people prefer their spinach or kale unbagged and straight from the ground, others go for the triple-washed, pre-cut types packaged for everyday convenience. Both have their pros and cons.

Packaged-Food Pitfalls: What Healthy Eaters Need to Know

Prepared and packaged foods can be a boon for busy lifestyles. But at what price? Here's what you need to know.

Secondary Eating a First-Rate Problem

What is secondary eating? It's consuming foods outside of your primary, or regular, meals. And here's how it can harm your health.

Keep Age-Related Weight Gain in Check

Can't exercise like you used to? Follow this five-part strategy to stave off weight gain as get older.

Make Your Calories Count

Keeping close track of your calories? Here's how to make every bite matter.

The Secret to Eating in Moderation

A simple shift in eating habits can make a big difference in your health. And it all starts with understanding when enough is enough.

5 Diet Rules You Can Ignore

Trying to drop a few pounds can make for some funny behavior. We skip breakfast, eliminate entire food groups from our diet, and deny ourselves dessert! The worst part: None of this works. Here's what does.

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Cancer

Can a low-glycemic diet reduce your risk of developing cancer, or assist you through treatment? See what the research says.

Do You Snack When You're Not Even Hungry?

Curb emotional eating by adhering to these tips and tricks.

Truth and Fallacies About Fat

Is fat really all that bad? Are you going too far to eliminate it from your diet? Get the truth here.

Are You in Denial About Your Weight?

Being too skinny isn't healthy, and obesity has its risk factors as well. So when it comes to the number on the scale, are you being honest with yourself?

Myths and Facts About Carbs

Are carbs the worst? The best? Or something in between? Get the facts.

Myths and Facts About Calories

Can you trust calorie labeling? Are certain calories more fattening? Get the facts.

8 Ways to Avoid Winter Weight Gain

Say "no" to those extra pounds that work their way onto your middle during the cold, dark days of winter.

Control Your Cravings, Here's How

When the need for salty, sweet, crunchy, or greasy takes over, turn to this guide of healthy choices.

Want to Stave Off Diabetes? Slow Down

Taking your time at the table may impart a big health benefit: Reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.

Eating Disorders: Not Only for the Young

Women over 50 are among a growing population preoccupied with weight loss and body image.

The Benefits of Protein for Diabetics

A university study suggests that the right proteins could help lower blood pressure in patients with diabetes.

4 Ways to Go Healthy at the Coffee Shop

You can still have your coffee (and doughnut, too!) if you follow these four common-sense suggestions.

Your Heart-Healthy Shopping List

The next time you head to the market, be sure to place these cardiovascular winners in your cart.

Conquering Portion Distortion

From entrées and desserts to sodas and sides, Americans are supersizing. Learn how to choose healthier portions.
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