Diet and nutrition
Julie Peirano, 04/05/2016
With all the hype that can build up the latest and greatest “superfoods,” it’s easy to forget that there are plenty of edible plants out there that deliver more than an average nutritional punch.
Cynthia Sass, 02/22/2015
By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD
As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts.
Elizabeth Lees, 11/29/2015
Scientists are still debating whether there is a real difference between the effects on a person's health of high-fructose corn syrup and those of sugar, even as the issue features in an ongoing lawsuit.
Julie Upton, Nov. 5, 2015
As a dietitian, I often recommend – and include in my own diet – foods that provide the biggest nutritional bang for the buck. These powerhouse picks go above and beyond simply satisfying hunger.
Robert Preidt, Nov. 8, 2015
Your diet may influence your chances of developing rheumatoid arthritis, two new studies suggest.
Amy Norton, Nov. 19, 2015
New research would seem to support what many have enviously suspected while watching a thin friend chow down -- the same foods don't necessarily have the same effect from person-to-person.
Johannah Sakimura, RD, 11/17/2015
Hawaiian black lava, Himalayan pink, Bolivian rose, Peruvian pink mountain spring. These aren’t nail polish colors — they’re varieties of salt, and they’re just a sampling of the dozens of options now available from specialty markets and online vendors.
Madeline R Vann, MPH, 10/31/2015
When you need to satisfy between-meal munchies, do you automatically reach for a salty snack?
Elizabeth Palermo, 10/28/2015
One study showed a huge correlation between what people left on their kitchen counters and how much they weighed.