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.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through until spring.

Patient Story

‘Much more optimistic’

Luke Thomas battled weight all his life. With help from a lifestyle medicine program, he shed pounds, beat back diabetes and gained health.

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

Self-care 101

A doctor shares her top tips for women trying to make their own health and well-being a priority.

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.

Patient Story

‘I feel good, I feel healthy’

A unique weight-management program has taken a traveling Michigan couple on the ultimate health journey.

Chocolate: Friend or foe?

Enjoy this lovely treat in moderation, and your brain and heart might thank you for it.

Time to shake it up?

If your meals are healthy and balanced, you probably don't need protein shakes. But on the go, a shake can get you through.

Super-charge your protein plan

Meats and poultry are fine—but don't overlook plants as a shelf-stable, affordable option to meet your protein needs.

Intermittent fasting: Fad or fat-busting?

Here's the skinny on the health benefits of an eating window.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

Battle the wintertime blues with the right food

Include the "sunshine vitamin" in your meal plans to keep happy all season long.