You are what you eat: Let food be your medicine, too

You are what you eat: Let food be your medicine, too

By Carrie Dennett, M.P.H., R.D.N., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter In the 4th Century BCE, the Greek physician Hippocrates authored the famous…

Thanksgiving Tips: How to Indulge While Making Healthy Choices

Thanksgiving Tips: How to Indulge While Making Healthy Choices

By Laura Drucker There are plenty of ways to be healthier on Thanksgiving that don’t include depriving yourself. Being conscious…

8 key nutrients vegetarians need

8 key nutrients vegetarians need

EatingWell.com Going meatless even a few days a week may be a healthier option for you and for our planet.…

5 reasons to focus on fiber

5 reasons to focus on fiber

By Denise Webb, Ph.D., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter When you think of dietary fiber, you may think of foods, like…

Eating to ease arthritis pain

Eating to ease arthritis pain

By Carrie Dennett, M.P.H., R.D.N., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter More than 50 million Americans — one in five adults — have…

Diet pattern a strong defense against strokes

Diet pattern a strong defense against strokes

By Clare Tone, M.S., R.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter About 500,000 first-time strokes occur every year in the U.S. Since high…

Not all processed foods are unhealthy

Not all processed foods are unhealthy

Harvard Health Letters Nutrition gurus often urge us to spurn processed foods in favor of whole ones. But not all…

Lingonberries, anyone? New Nordic Diet pairs seasonal fresh foods, exercise

Lingonberries, anyone? New Nordic Diet pairs seasonal fresh foods, exercise

By Carol Berg Sloan R.D.N., F.A.N.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter You may soon be adding herring, rutabaga and lingonberries to your…

Being underweight is risky business

Being underweight is risky business

By Caroline Kaufman, M.S., R.D.N., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter While headlines often sound the alarm on the dangers of being overweight,…

Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

After three-and-a-half days of presentations on nutrition research at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) conference, here’s EN’s take-away on…

EatingWell: These cooking habits could be sabotaging your diet

EatingWell: These cooking habits could be sabotaging your diet

By Hilary Meyer, EatingWell.com One sure way to keep your weight in check is to ditch the takeout menu and…

EatingWell: Changes in diet can help lower your blood pressure

EatingWell: Changes in diet can help lower your blood pressure

By Karen Ansel, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., EatingWell.com What you eat can help keep your blood pressure in a healthy range.…

EatingWell: Is canola oil toxic or bad for you?

EatingWell: Is canola oil toxic or bad for you?

By Shaun Dreisbach, EatingWell.com There are all sorts of rumors about canola oil—so let’s sort fact from fiction. First, you…

Avoid nutritional shortfall with simple changes in your diet

Avoid nutritional shortfall with simple changes in your diet

By Karen Collins, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.N., F.A.N.D., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter   When scientists observe that lots of people don’t meet…

Pescetarian diet swimming in health benefits

Pescetarian diet swimming in health benefits

By Judith C. Thalheimer, R.D. L.D.N., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter Think something’s fishy about a pescetarian diet? Think again! More people…

EatingWell: You can stick to your weight management goals

EatingWell: You can stick to your weight management goals

By EatingWell editors, EatingWell.com You’ve made the decision to take control of your weight, so congratulations! Now, take a few…

The Food Buzz

The Food Buzz

Getting the scoop on mindful eating By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Mindful eating may be called New Age, but the…

To Detox or Not to Detox

To Detox or Not to Detox

The trend to cleanse through detoxification diets may not be worth following By Megy Karydes Our bodies have a built-in…

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease

Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease

By Megy Karydes Linda Quirk was busy chopping up six pounds of mushrooms for a soup she was preparing for…

The Prevention Column

The Prevention Column

Getting Started When You Think It’s Too Late By Anthony Bonazzo A lot of Americans have an all-or-nothing mentality, especially when…