Why are some foods irresistible?

Complex brain circuitry—not lack of willpower—causes overeating. Use these 7 tips to outsmart your brain.

Crash course in eating the Mediterranean way

Find out why this diet is ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report and a favorite among physicians and dietitians.

Don’t forget the fridge

As you spring clean, reach back into the far recesses of your refrigerator—it may surprise you what ancient purchases lurk within.

Modern tastes for ancient grains

Whether you’re interested in history or health, these mysteries of history deserve a leading spot on your plate.

COVID-19 and traveling

Learn what precautions to take as you seek to stay healthy and well while away from home.

Patient Story

‘A beacon of hope’

Katriona VanDoorne has battled cystic fibrosis since birth. New medicine and genetic discoveries finally allow her to breathe easy and look toward better tomorrows.

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 realized I had to take care of myself’

Nancy Wolters learned the hard way that preventive care is crucial after she put her own health on the back burner to take care of her family.

Warm up to winter squash

What's not to love about this versatile vegetable that stays with us all season long?

Can statins stifle healthy habits?

Some who take medication for high cholesterol or blood pressure might stop exercising or gain weight in later years.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

When Matt Bailey's weight caused a boat to almost sink, he flooded his life with change. He's since lost 140 pounds and gained confidence.

Could antibiotics spur childhood obesity?

Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.

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