Generation ‘GO’

At school districts throughout Newaygo County, Michigan, a new wellness plan teaches youngsters to commit daily to healthy eating and active living.

Let the season shape your plate

Buying fresh produce at the height of each season will satisfy your palate—and your purse.

Money’s tight? You can still eat right

A weekly plan, in-season produce and bulk buying can set you up for healthy, money-saving meals.

Arsenic and rice—what you need to know

You don't have to eliminate this type of grain from your diet, but choose your intake carefully.

Sleep-deprived kids at risk

Study: Getting less sleep may equate to a 58 percent increased chance of becoming overweight or obese.

Spring has sprung—dig in!

A homegrown garden isn’t just about fresh food. It’s also time well spent on health and fitness.

Food for thought: keys to fruitful fertility

Eating a good-quality diet improves fertility and reduces the time it takes to get pregnant.

The paleo diet: fad or not so fad?

Studies find the regimen that makes up the paleo diet's requirements could have merit.

Healthy diet, healthy eyes

A heart-loving diet of fruits and vegetables and fish high in omega-3 fatty acids is generally recommended for good overall eye health.

Shelling out the facts

The mighty egg is a powerhouse in the protein and vitamins department—but don't overdo it.

A big belly is bad for your heart

If you have belly fat, the target will be waist loss rather than weight loss.

Veggies (and fruits) = better health

The higher the ratio of vegetables and fruits to other foods you eat, the better you're able to ward off heart disease and metabolic disease.