Dieting? Spurn the don’ts, embrace the do’s

Find ways to love the foods you're allowed to eat. You might forget all about the forbidden foods.

Sip your way to health

Generations of tea-drinkers attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

6 stocking stuffers to get you moving

Keep active and have fun this winter with gifts that give back.

Patient Story

‘You saved my life, man’

A Michigan State Police trooper in need of a new liver gets a living donor transplant—from a friend on the force.

Setting the table for weight loss

A dietitian offers 7 tips for making small changes that can lead to big results.

Want better health? Shun fad diets and supplements

Whole foods and a Mediterranean-style diet are the ideal nutritional strategies to combat disease and achieve optimum health.

Intermittent fasting: Is it right for you?

A dietitian sizes up the latest weight-loss trend.

Equation predicts kidney disease odds

New approach could help physicians accurately determine which patients are likely to develop life-threatening conditions.

9 tips to a gluten-free Thanksgiving

There's a whole lot of natural goodness to be had in plant-based whole foods.

The trouble with salt

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

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.

9 foods to boost your energy

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

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