How to get your kids to eat better

Don't underestimate the power of small changes that progress over time.

Patient Story

‘I love me’

Bariatric surgery set Tonya Woods on the right path. A personal trainer, a high-tech gym and an indomitable attitude helped her stick to that path.

Yes, there is room for chocolate in your diet

Look for products with 70 percent cocoa or higher.

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.

For protein and your heart, pick quality

Reduce your risks by eating fruits and vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, skinless poultry, fish, nuts and beans.

Enjoy sugar, but in moderation

The best advice you'll ever hear: Grow with SEEDS—the Seven Essential Elements of Daily Success.

Tap into the health powers of garlic

Garlic has a number of compounds that supply health-boosting effects, making it a key superfood.

Study: Prevent cancer with a 3-pronged approach

Eating healthful foods, engaging in physical activity and avoiding alcohol is tied to lower overall risk.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet, especially those living with diabetes.

Food additives a toxic mix for kids

Chemical culprits include bisphenols, phthalates, perfluoroalkyls, artificial food colors, nitrates and nitrites.

For dieters, more protein equals more satisfaction

Obtaining 15 percent of your daily calories through meat, nuts or other sources will leave you feeling fuller and help conserve muscle as you lose fat.

Blood sugar worries? Aim for low-glycemic foods

Items low on the index can keep levels in check and ensure long-term payoff in weight loss.