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?
Calculate the number of calories you need daily to maintain your weight.
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.
Take steps to maintain a healthy diet while limiting foods that may trigger your Crohn's disease symptoms.
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.
Do you skip breakfast because you're short on time? Try these fast and easy breakfast options.
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.
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.
Go beyond the fad diets. Here's your permanent solution for weight control.
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.
Eating nuts can help your heart. Discover how walnuts, almonds and other nuts help lower your cholesterol.
Many recipes can benefit from a healthy overhaul. Here are five ways to reduce the fat, calories and salt in your favorite recipes.
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.
Why are whole grains better than refined grains?
April 05, 2014