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Food and nutrition facts help you decipher a plethora of diet advice. If you're considering a dietary change, these articles can help guide you to the right foods.

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5 Natural Holiday Foods That Contain Vitamin D

When the holiday blues get you down, a single vitamin -- vitamin D -- can help. Thankfully, there are some tasty foods that can deliver.


From Filet to Chuck-eye: The Steak Quiz

 From Filet to Chuck-eye: The Steak Quiz

Steak can be prepared in many ways, and beef comes in all kinds of cuts. See how much you know about steak by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Fish, Shellfish and Roe: The Seafood Quiz

 Fish, Shellfish and Roe: The Seafood Quiz

The oceans provide a bounty of delicious and nutritious treats. Test your knowledge of seafood with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Quiz: Artificial Sweetener or Fictional Element?

 Quiz: Artificial Sweetener or Fictional Element?

Can you tell the artificial sweetener from the fictional element? Find out by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can I get cancer from eating tofu?

 Can I get cancer from eating tofu?

Soy has become popular over the last few years, but should we watch out? Learn if you can really get cancer from tofu at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Where did the 2,000-calorie diet come from?

 Where did the 2,000-calorie diet come from?

Nutrition labels list daily values based on a 2,000-calorie diet. But where did the 2,000-calorie diet come from? Find out. See more »

Do artificial sweeteners raise your blood sugar?

 Do artificial sweeteners raise your blood sugar?

Artificial sweeteners don't have the greatest reputation. Find out if artificial sweeteners raise blood sugar and learn about other side effects. See more »

Is there such a thing as negative-calorie food?

 Is there such a thing as negative-calorie food?

Does negative calorie foods exist? If so, what are they? Learn about negative calorie foods at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Weird-but-true Food Facts

 10 Weird-but-true Food Facts

Ready for some weird food facts? See 10 weird-but-true food facts to explore the amazing world of food. See more »

10 Myths About Sugar

 10 Myths About Sugar

Sugar is sweet, but does it really cause obesity, diabetes and tooth decay? Find out with these 10 myths about sugar. See more »

Are fats actually good for you?

 Are fats actually good for you?

After years of bad press, we're rethinking our position on fats. Are fats actually good for you? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »