COVID-19 meals: Keep it simple

As you assemble meals during this stay-at-home spell, a dietitian offers sensible advice: Give yourself plenty of leeway.

Why are some foods irresistible?

Complex brain circuitry—not lack of willpower—causes overeating. Use these 7 tips to outsmart your brain.

Crash course in eating the Mediterranean way

Find out why this diet is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report and a favorite among physicians and dietitians.

Millennials are changing the food landscape

They're shaping the industry to favor the convenience of at-home delivery, fast-casual dining and more organic offerings.

One egg a day? Perfectly OK

Uneasy egg eaters can take solace: Moderate egg consumption is part of a healthy diet.

Don’t forget the fridge

As you spring clean, reach back into the far recesses of your refrigerator—it may surprise you what ancient purchases lurk within.

The original heart med: Fruits, veggies

Plant-based diets offer a host of protective benefits.

A pernicious fizz

Sugary sodas will raise your cholesterol and triglyceride levels, upping the odds of heart disease and stroke.

Modern tastes for ancient grains

Whether you’re interested in history or health, these mysteries of history deserve a leading spot on your plate.

Both parents eat veggies? Kids likely will, too

Moms and dads should see childhood as a time to develop good eating habits that last a lifetime.

10 things you never knew about folic acid

Although it’s not the fountain of youth or a magic elixir, this B vitamin has surprising ties to disease, aging and mental state.

Got a cold or trying to avoid one?

Zinc and vitamin C might offer relief (and maybe prevention), but you're better off focusing on a balanced diet.

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