Added sugar often means unwanted calories. See how to identify and cut back on added sugar.
Drinking alcohol might offer some health benefits. But that's only if you drink responsibly and in moderation.
How much caffeine is in that latte or soda you're sipping?
Calcium is important for bone health. Although diet is the best way to get calcium, supplements may be an option if your diet falls short.
A carbohydrate-loading diet can give you an extra edge during an endurance event. Here's how it works.
Options abound when it comes to selecting cuts of beef. This guide can help you choose cuts with the lowest fat.
The DASH diet doesn't have to be difficult. These tips can help you shop and cook according to DASH diet principles.
Avoid the potential pitfalls of restaurant dining by watching out for hidden fat, excess salt and heaping portions.
The DASH diet can control blood pressure and offer other health benefits. Here's how to make it a part of your healthy lifestyle.
The DASH diet emphasizes whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. This table of recommended servings can help you plan meals.
Get the skinny on dietary fat, including which types of fat to avoid and which to choose for good health.
Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?
Get the skinny on current dietary recommendations about which foods to choose and which to avoid.
Is fast food on your menu tonight? You don't need to give up your weight-loss plans for this quick meal. Just be choosy.
Giving up gluten doesn't mean giving up taste. Check out these gluten-free recipes.
Know which foods to avoid and which foods to choose if you have gout.
Do you skip breakfast because you're short on time? Try these fast and easy breakfast options.
Need menu inspiration? Get your creative juices flowing with these tasty recipes.
Use these healthy-cooking techniques to capture the flavor and nutrients of food without adding excessive fat or salt.
Do you know what dietary guidelines say about how much protein, fat and other nutrients you need each day?
Want help eating healthy? Food pyramids and other symbols make it easier for you to make healthy choices.
Flavorful food combinations and an inventive spirit are key ingredients for creating a tempting and healthy diet.
Are you eating enough fiber? Find out the dietary fiber content of some common foods.
Liven up your holiday parties with these healthy holiday recipes.
Healthier recipes may be as close as your own pantry. See which ingredient substitutions you can make to improve your diet.
Learn ways to trim the fat from meat and poultry without sacrificing taste and enjoyment.
This heart-healthy eating plan emphasizes healthy fats, fruits and vegetables.
Give your diet a healthy kick with these Mediterranean recipes.
Use this interactive guide to decipher the Nutrition Facts label and break the code on healthy eating.
Many recipes can benefit from a healthy overhaul. Here are five ways to reduce the fat, calories and salt in your favorite recipes.
Interested in following the DASH eating plan but not sure how? Here are sample menus to get you started.
This sample menu shows you how the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid can help you plan daily meals and snacks.
Getting too much sodium can raise your blood pressure and cause other health problems. See how to cut back on salt.
When you think of soup, you probably think chicken noodle. But that family favorite needn't be the only soup in your repertoire.
A vegetarian diet can be a healthy alternative, provided you plan carefully to meet your nutritional needs.
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Apr. 05, 2014