Diet & Nutrition

Unhealthy eating habits can affect anyone, especially busy families often “running on empty.” Get tips and practical advice on nutrition and weight management to help you improve your efforts with ease.

Milk, demystified

Whole, 2% or 1%? Cow's milk or plant-based? Here's what you need to know when weighing the many options.

Patient Story

‘I changed everything, cold turkey’

After a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, Alan Barchett's commitment to diet and lifestyle change has helped him reclaim his health.

Food for the ages

The risk of malnutrition grows as you get older. The right diet can strengthen your defenses.

Reap the benefits of tomatoes

The harvest bounty offers a wonderful opportunity to boost your nutrition with some creative dishes.

Patient Story

‘I’m just getting started’

After a years-long struggle to lose weight, Dave Duggan found success when a physician helped him shape a plan for diet, exercise and lifestyle.

7 steps to a healthier heart

A cardiologist identifies good habits to adopt—and one very bad habit to drop.

Plant power—even in a hurry

Don't let a busy day derail your plan to eat more fruits, veggies and whole grains.

Patient Story

Rufus, the teaching teddy bear

A cuddly companion guides young patients in helpful lessons about diabetes.

Dive into DASH, MIND or Mediterranean

These three diets are heralded for their many benefits, including an ability to help fight disease and inflammation.

How to fight lower back pain

Diet and lifestyle changes—and a critical look at your workplace setup—could help put you on the path to healing.

One step at a time

Want to make a big impact on your health? Sit less and move more. Even a small amount of daily physical activity can make a difference.

‘I never knew I liked cauliflower’

A creative cooking class whips up family-friendly, healthy meal ideas for kids and parents.