Go vegetarian the easy way

A savvy dietitian offers 6 tips for revamping your victuals.

Healthy dining at convenience stores?

Hard-boiled eggs, small bags of chopped carrots or celery with hummus and a whole apple, orange or banana are good options.

Can sleepless nights trigger weight gain?

Poor Zzzs can change a range of markers in the blood—including blood sugar, hormone levels and various byproducts of metabolism.

Is a health secret hiding in your infant’s diapers?

People with diabetes, obesity, autoimmune disorders and cancers frequently have fewer short-chain fatty acids. Increasing them may be helpful for restoring a normal gut environment.

Patient Story

‘We’re not going to let this define her’

The Klotz family manages daughter Kamryn's cystic fibrosis with grace, trusting medical breakthroughs will escort her through a long and beautiful life.

Celiac disease: Fact or fiction?

The most common genetic disease in Europe is significantly under-diagnosed in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know.

Can eating crickets boost your health?

A bug's life—edible insects are nutritious and often surprisingly delicious.

Eight tips to prevent foodborne illness

Learn about the worst culprits behind summertime foodborne illness and practical ways to avoid them.

For the culinarily challenged

How do fast food vs. full-service restaurant meals stack up in the health column? You may be surprised.

Keep foodborne illness at bay

Salmonella is most common during the summer months.

Why seniors struggle with eating

Swallowing problems can lead to health issues such as malnutrition, dehydration and pneumonia from food and drink that end up in the lungs.

Hiccups for a month? It can happen

Persistent hiccups and intractable hiccups are associated with underlying medical conditions.