Over the years, eggs have acquired a bruised reputation from reports they contribute to raised cholesterol. But the truth is that they are a nutritional powerhouse. Learn about the many health benefits of including eggs in your diet.
While we've been conditioned to believe milk is the epitome of healthy drinking, it's really a gamble -- it can be highly beneficial or highly detrimental. Learn the truth of whether milk is good for you.
A generous sprinkling of bacon, croutons, cheese and nuts does not a healthy salad make -- and you can add hundreds of calories with a big helping of dressing. So, how to navigate the dressing aisle and salad bar?
It can lower your cholesterol, reduce your blood pressure, cut your heart attack risk and help your skin and hair look good -- omega-3 has to be a magical elixir, right? Not quite, but this fatty acid comes with several benefits.
As you sit staring at a bowl full of healthy greens, assorted veggies, lean meat and low-fat cheese, you feel confident that you're about to eat a healthy lunch. Not so fast -- that fat-laden creamy dressing you're poised to pour could ruin everything. Better reach for an oil-based salad topper, instead.
If you've ever gotten seafood sickness, you may think shellfish should be eaten only when there's a "Z" in the month. But for those of us who love slurping down these slimy bivalves, does the month matter?
Losing weight doesn't have to be a painful and grueling process. A simple 30-minute walk while enjoying the sunset can burn as much as 1500 calories each week. Read our list of 25 simple steps to a healthier you.
Nutrition for seniors can be confusing as some nutrients become more important and others may become harmful. As someone ages and eating habits change, their body's ability to absorb or retain nutrients changes. Learn how nutrition for seniors works.
Ever wonder whether or not you're eating right? Balancing carb and protein intake, drinking enough water and finding out what supplements you may need are important elements to leading a healthy lifestyle. Learn how nutrition works.
Your diet is very important during pregnancy. The baby's health depends on your gaining the right amount of weight, eating nutritional foods and avoiding drugs that will harm the child. Read about pregnancy nutrition guidelines.
The USDA Dietary Guidelines offer advice for creating a balanced diet and controlling your weight. Use the new Food Pyramid to cut calories and develop a healthier lifestyle. Learn more about the USDA Dietary Guidelines.