In-depth

Added sugar

Alcohol use

Drinking alcohol might offer some health benefits. But that's only if you drink responsibly and in moderation.

Anatomy of a whole grain

Artificial sweeteners

Beans and other legumes: Cooking tips

Breast-feeding nutrition: Tips for moms

Caffeine content

How much caffeine is in that latte or soda you're sipping?

Caffeine: How much is too much?

Calcium

Calorie calculator

Calculate the number of calories you need daily to maintain your weight.

Carbohydrate-loading diet

A carbohydrate-loading diet can give you an extra edge during an endurance event. Here's how it works.

Carbohydrates

Cholesterol medications: When diet and exercise aren't enough

Cholesterol: Top foods to improve your numbers

Cholesterol-lowering supplements: What works?

Clear liquid diet

Cuts of beef

Options abound when it comes to selecting cuts of beef. This guide can help you choose cuts with the lowest fat.

Daily water requirement

DASH diet

The DASH diet doesn't have to be difficult. These tips can help you shop and cook according to DASH diet principles.

DASH diet

Avoid the potential pitfalls of restaurant dining by watching out for hidden fat, excess salt and heaping portions.

DASH diet

The DASH diet can control blood pressure and offer other health benefits. Here's how to make it a part of your healthy lifestyle.

DASH recommended servings

The DASH diet emphasizes whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. This table of recommended servings can help you plan meals.

Dietary fats

Get the skinny on dietary fat, including which types of fat to avoid and which to choose for good health.

Dietary fiber

Eat more fiber. You've probably heard it before. But do you know why fiber is so good for your health?

Dietary guidelines

Get the skinny on current dietary recommendations about which foods to choose and which to avoid.

Diverticulitis diet

Eat well to control cholesterol

Eating well when you have Crohn's disease

Take steps to maintain a healthy diet while limiting foods that may trigger your Crohn's disease symptoms.

Fast food

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.

Foodborne illness

Gluten-free diet

Glycemic index diet

Gout diet

Healthy breakfast options

Do you skip breakfast because you're short on time? Try these fast and easy breakfast options.

Healthy cooking

Healthy cooking techniques

Use these healthy-cooking techniques to capture the flavor and nutrients of food without adding excessive fat or salt.

Healthy diet guidelines

Do you know what dietary guidelines say about how much protein, fat and other nutrients you need each day?

Healthy diets

Want help eating healthy? Food pyramids and other symbols make it easier for you to make healthy choices.

Herbal supplements

High-fiber foods

Are you eating enough fiber? Find out the dietary fiber content of some common foods.

Holiday recipes

Liven up your holiday parties with these healthy holiday recipes.

Ingredient substitutions

Healthier recipes may be as close as your own pantry. See which ingredient substitutions you can make to improve your diet.

Low-fiber diet

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid tool

Go beyond the fad diets. Here's your permanent solution for weight control.

Meat and poultry

Learn ways to trim the fat from meat and poultry without sacrificing taste and enjoyment.

Meatless meals

Mediterranean diet

This heart-healthy eating plan emphasizes healthy fats, fruits and vegetables.

Mediterranean diet recipes

Menu planning

Menus for heart-healthy eating

Nutrition Facts

Use this interactive guide to decipher the Nutrition Facts label and break the code on healthy eating.

Nutritional supplements

Nuts and your heart: Eating nuts for heart health

Eating nuts can help your heart. Discover how walnuts, almonds and other nuts help lower your cholesterol.

Organic foods

Paleo diet

Pyramid or plate? Explore these healthy diet options

Reading food labels

Recipe makeover: Morning glory muffins

Recipe makeovers

Many recipes can benefit from a healthy overhaul. Here are five ways to reduce the fat, calories and salt in your favorite recipes.

Sample DASH menus

Sample menu

This sample menu shows you how the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid can help you plan daily meals and snacks.

Sodium

Getting too much sodium can raise your blood pressure and cause other health problems. See how to cut back on salt.

Soup recipes

When you think of soup, you probably think chicken noodle. But that family favorite needn't be the only soup in your repertoire.

Summer recipe collection

Thanksgiving recipes

Trans fat

Vegetarian diet

A vegetarian diet can be a healthy alternative, provided you plan carefully to meet your nutritional needs.

Vegetarian recipes

Whole grains

Why are whole grains better than refined grains?

April 05, 2014