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.

Hydrate for heart health

Drinking a proper amount of water each day can help keep your sodium levels in check—and your heart will thank you.

The best of broth worlds

A good broth will deliver on flavor—and it may also boost nutrition.

Should you get a bone density test?

By measuring calcium and mineral content in your bones, this simple screening method can help determine if you have osteoporosis.

‘Think with a plant slant’

These handy tips can help you size up proper portions and introduce healthier ingredients in your diet.

Consulting Dr. Internet

Online searches can put billions of pages of medical information into a patient's hands. That's not always helpful.

Patient Story

‘It was time to do something’

Excess weight and chronic pain plagued Jill Dykhouse, 34, for years. Bariatric surgery and a new lifestyle have set her on the path to wellness.

Rise and dine

Optimize your breakfast game with smart food swaps and meal timing.

‘The most powerful medicine’

Consider a whole food, plant-based diet as a leading tool to help fight disease and improve health.

Shape a healthier holiday table

Festive dishes and tasty meats take center stage at gatherings. Here's how to enjoy your favorites without wrecking your diet.

Benefits of cinnamon abound

This holiday staple brings deep flavor and rich tradition to your table.

Spice it up

Your go-to herbs and spices are good for more than just a flavor boost—they can also help fight disease and inflammation.

Enjoy those merry meals—in moderation

There's no reason to stress about your diet at the holidays, even if you have diabetes. A good plan and a bit of mindfulness can help.