Healthy menus and shopping strategies
See how easy it is to plan daily meals and snacks with this sample menu based on the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid.
Don't know beans? Here's your chance to learn about these nutritious and tasty legumes. Experiment with beans to add variety to your diet.
Vegetable juice can be healthy, but it isn't a replacement for actual vegetables.
Can you give up added sugar and artificial sweeteners for two weeks? You may never think about sugar the same way again.
Beverages such as soda and fruit drinks are a major source of added sugar in the U.S. diet. Added sugars contribute calories but no essential nutrients to your diet. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting added sugars to less than 10 percent of total calories. That's 200 calories for a 2,000-calorie-a-day diet. Consider that a 12-ounce can of soda has upwards of 100 calories from added sugars.
Tips to help you to navigate the farmers market with ease.
Clean eating means focusing on the healthy foods that will nourish your body and on what you are adding to your diet instead of what you are subtracting.
Menu planning makes healthy eating easier — and can save time and money.
Brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is banned from use in food in many countries, so why is it still being used in some soft drinks sold in the U.S.?