Diet and Weight Loss - Diet Do's

Diabetes and the Mediterranean Diet

Why this popular diet may help prevent diabetes and help those who already have the disease control their symptoms.

How to Indulge Without Overdoing It

Too much food and drink is bad for your health and can even shorten your lifespan.

25 Ways to Get Your Family to Eat More Vegetables

Veg out with these easy ideas to get more greens (and oranges and yellows) into your family's diet.

The Power of Phytonutrients

The key to getting your fill of phytonutrients? Eat the colors of the rainbow!

Moringa: The New Super Food?

Many people of Africa see the Moringa oleifera tree as a "miracle" plant, claiming it's responsible for rapidly curing malnutrition. Learn more about this vitamin-rich, mineral-rich food.

Sweet Potatoes: The Super Spud You Should Be Eating

Read on for the six reasons to serve this Thanksgiving side year 'round.

Are Vegetables Enough?

Are the greens on your plate providing you with the nutrients your body needs? Something may be missing.

Healthy Spotlight: Kale

If you're wondering why all the buzz about this popular leafy green, find out what makes it a nutritional powerhouse and how you can enjoy it as a part of your healthy diet.

Cut Calories (Not Flavor) From Your Cocktails

You can still get happy during Happy Hour without packing on the pounds. Here's how to slim down your cocktails (and your waistline, too)!

8 Habits of Skinny People

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

A New Diet Tool?

An extract derived from unroasted coffee beans is showing promise as a weight-loss agent.

Sustainable Seafood Best Bets

Because of increasing threats to ocean ecosystems, many popular seafood items are not as sustainable as they could be. In addition, because of toxins in their water, several species could endanger your health if you eat too much of them.

Nutrition Bars: Healthy or Hype?

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

What Type of Vegetarian Diet Is Right for You?

Are you a vegetarian if you eat eggs? What about yogurt? Here, we explain five varying degrees of going vegetarian.

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.

Obese Drivers at Higher Risk for Fatal Car Accidents

Obese drivers are more likely to die in car crash, research reveals. Here's why.

5 Foods That Deserve More Love

Add these too-often-overlooked nutrition powerhouses to your daily diet.

Top 5 Diet Mistakes

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

Less Is More: The Truth About High-Intensity Interval Training

Have you heard about high-intensity interval training? It's a harder, faster, quicker and, quite possibly, a fitter form of fitness that nets big results in less time.

How to Develop and Sustain Your Willpower Reserves

Willpower isn't an innate gift; its a skill. And with practice, it's one that can be developed and made even better.

The Skinny on Omega-3 Fatty Acids

ALA. DHA. EPA. We spell out the differences between these essential fatty acids.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Avoid Obesity

It's never too soon to begin teaching your child about good nutrition and other important lifestyle habits.

Clay: The Great Health Elixir?

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

Health Benefits of the Prickly Pear Cactus

Here are a few healthy reasons to try this fruit, vegetable, and flower all wrapped into one.

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.

6 Surprising Health Benefits of Beer

Beer gets a bad rap. But it can be a healthy beverage as long as it's enjoyed in moderation.

Breakfast Recipes to Jump-Start Your Day

Skipping breakfast is the wrong way to cut calories. Packing your first meal with the right amount of nutritious food won't pack on weight; it's fuel for your day. Here are three healthy breakfast ideas from top nutritionists.

Will Giving Up Gluten Deliver Weight Loss?

Limiting gluten in your diet can be beneficial if you have celiac disease, but others simple avoid it in order to drop pounds. Gluten-free diets are hot, but there are some drawbacks.

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.

Creative Cocktails With a Nutritious Twist

Many bars and restaurants around the country are turning to ingredients such as apples, beets, carrots, berries, and ginger to help make drinks healthy (and delicious)!
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