The trouble with salt

Too much sodium reduces thirst, which causes overeating, weight gain and a variety of ailments.

Is it time to scrutinize sweeteners?

Pediatrics group calls for more research into artificial sweeteners and their effect on children's health.

Is meatless meat good for you?

The latest food craze looks, tastes and feels like real meat—but at day's end, it's still a processed food.

Coffee—a magic microbiome machine?

Your gut instinct to enjoy that favorite cup of java may positively influence your overall health.

9 foods to boost your energy

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

Do emotions steer your eating?

Some candid questions can help you understand food choices—and whether you have a bigger problem than you realize.

Add some oomph to your oats

Add nuts, herbs and berries and that bowl of so-so oatmeal will turn into an antioxidant powerhouse.

5 tips for a healthier Halloween

A pediatric dietitian who's also a mom shares some handy tips for handling the inevitable surge of sweets.

Heed the sneaky calories

Taste-testing your culinary creations? Dipping into the office candy stash? Those tiny tidbits can add up to big trouble.

An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Patient Story

Losing the old you

The result of Phill Carr's bariatric surgery has been so dramatic, old friends greet him with one question: "Who are you again?"

Study: Eat healthy, be happy

Those who embrace healthier food choices are likely to experience less anxiety and better moods.

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