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.

10 tips for healthy holiday recipes

Give fruits, veggies and whole grains the attention they deserve—and be ready to make some simple ingredient swaps.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

Love your caffeine?

A dietitian unpacks the good and the bad of America's favorite pick-me-up.

Love those grainy days

Oats, brown rice, quinoa and other whole grains help with heart health.

New rules for colonoscopy

With cancer rates rising among younger people, experts urge screening to start at age 45.

Patient Story

‘So much more energy’

After battling obesity for years, a Michigan woman opts for weight-loss surgery.

Itty-bitty goals for a fitter you

Even the smallest changes can spark real gains.

Savor the flavors of fall

Creative twists on pumpkins and produce will add a touch of pizzaz—and plenty of nutrition—to seasonal snacks.

Tips for a happy, healthy Halloween

You don't have to shun candy and treats in the season of sweets. A few simple tricks can keep you on track.

A dietitian’s guide to eating out

Follow these 5 tips for a healthy trip to your favorite restaurant.

Patient Story

‘More courage than anybody’

After an innovative surgery to expand his jaw, Nate Briskey says he wouldn't change a thing.

The secret to healthy holidays? Plan ahead

With the season of merry-making just around the corner, don't fret—just follow these top tips to keep your health in check.