Dairy products are the most common source of calcium, which is essential for building healthy bones and teeth. Milk is also fortified with vitamin D.
Carbohydrates are vital to a diet and are in almost everything we eat. But are carbs good for you? Carbs can be classified into good carbs & bad carbs
Throughout time, people have been using chocolate, or more specifically cocoa, to treat upset stomachs and raging fevers.
Some say that the effects of drinking coffee may lead to cardiovascular disease, but there are also many benefits of drinking coffee as well.
What are vitamins? Those who don't get enough vitamins naturally can take vitamin supplements, but there can be effects of vitamins.
Calcium is the most prevalent mineral in your entire body. This mineral is not made by the body, so it's important to eat calcium rich foods.
Eggs are a great source of protein. In this video, Registered Dietitian Lynn Goldstein you how to replace some of the cholesterol in eggs.
There are many health benefits of fiber. But what is fiber exactly? There are two main types of fiber, soluble and insoluble fiber.
Iron is an essential building block for our body. Shortage of iron in the body can lead to anemia, which keeps your body from producing hemoglobin.
Yes, you probably need to cut back. Here's how.
Tea not only tastes good, but it is good for your body. There are four types of tea, with black tea being the most popular.
Not all fats are created equal. Here, a nutritionist explains how to eat more good fats and cut down on bad fats.
So, is fish healthy? In short, yes! Fish is an important source of Omega-3 fatty acids like DHA and EPA. Watch this video to learn more!
Protein is vital to a balanced diet. Types of protein are divided into complete and incomplete, which are derived from different sources of protein.
Salt is essential for human life. Unfortunately too much salt can raise blood pressure, which can lead to heart failure, stroke and kidney disease.
Vitamin D is an essential nutrient in your body. Over one million people around the world don't get enough of this and have vitamin D deficiency.
Hard-pressed to get healthy with a cold-pressed juice cleanse? Read this first.
You won’t find these in the butcher shop.
Yep, even sweet breakfast cereals are a sodium bomb.
You might even consider some of these health foods. (Sorry, yogurt.)
Feeling lethargic? It might be an iron deficiency.
This mineral plays a critical role in bone health, blood pressure, and so much more.
These are way more delicious than a chalky vitamin C supplement.
Think beyond fish oil supplements.
Most Americans are not getting enough of this crucial vitamin.
You’ll never look at spinach the same way.
Finding a good-for-you cereal is totally possible.
Are you getting the recommended three servings a day?
Time to tweak your favorite recipes.
This morning routine tweak will help you eat fewer calories throughout the day.
Can’t sleep without a nightcap?
Put down the sugar packets.
You can only eat the same parfait for so long.
These clever tricks add great, guilt-free flavor. And no need to drink it black.
Here’s how to treat yourself, even without the sweets.
When it comes to tooth decay, these sweets plead guilty.
Whole wheat pasta and brown rice are just the beginning.
Restricted diet? Here’s how to avoid macro deficiencies.
You’ll regret avoiding these heart-healthy fats.
Bloated belly crampin’ your style? Try these flat tummy tips.
Not all veggies are created equal. Here’s why these reign supreme.
Here’s why avocados should be your new healthy obsession.
Picture-perfect produce that’s beautiful and nutritious.
This beloved root veggie is full of perks.
So many perks packed into two tablespoons.
Here’s why you should eat more of this magically nutritious spice.
Ginger ale to tame your tummy? Read this before you sip.
Why grape juice isn’t the way to ward off the stomach flu.
Choosing convenience doesn’t have to hurt the heart.
If you always go with turkey bacon, you need to watch this.
Here’s why your spice addiction does a body good.
On the hunt for a better bread? See this before you shop.
Put pep in your morning step with these superfood staples.
This pretty purple produce is packed with antioxidant power.
Your taste buds love eggs. Does your ticker?
Here’s what to know about your A.M. smoothie.
Finally: the truth about how your body digests gum.
Marry these foods for more nutrient bang for your bite.
Everyone loves the cocoa bean, but is it as good for you as you might think?
What’s the smarter sip? We asked a nutritionist.
The truth about meal frequency and its effect on metabolism.
Hint: There’s water in your food, too.
A lack of H2O affects almost every part of the bod.
It’s not called the “miracle tree” for nothing.
Eating at night can affect more than just your waistline.
Here’s when coffee’s perks turn into problems.
Take the lid off this jar of facts.
One popular food contains 561% of your recommended daily value (!!!).
You’ll be vampire-proof after learning these garlic perks.
Go ahead, drizzle this creamy sesame spread on everythingggg.
Did you think the dairy aisle was the only place to get calcium?
Would a nutritionist give your plate a thumbs up?
You do burn calories chewing, after all.
Your blood pressure and heart health isn’t the only thing that could suffer.
...Or maybe mom just didn’t want to share her latte with you.
Strong bones without dairy? It’s 100% possible.
Arielle shows you how to make a delicious and tangy key lime pie smoothie! This twist on a dessert classic uses healthy ingredients like avocado.
It’s time to ditch this outdated info about your water consumption.
Better hurry, these spring veggies are at their peak.
Avoiding bread is just the beginning.
These taste much better than probiotic capsules from the drugstore.
This mighty bean has gotten some really unfair press.
If you’re coco oil obsessed, you need to see this.
Is iodized salt worth its … uh … salt?
And you might actually mistake some for being healthy.
When it comes to olive oil, is it better to be extra?
The humble grain gets a creamy makeover.
Stop shunning this crunchy leaf.
Let’s get to the bottom of this (un)savory controversy.
Keep your wallet fat and your body fit with these money-saving tricks.
Here’s the truth about honey’s health claims, honey.
Coffee’s diuretic effects may be a “wee” bit misunderstood.
Life has enough ups and downs as it is.
Where you gain weight can affect your risk of certain health conditions.
Is buying organic really worth it? In this video, Registered Dietitian Sharon Richter discusses what organic means and when you should focus on buying
Try a nutritionist's hacks for dessert that's sweet and healthy.
In this video, watch for simple tips for buying fish,such as looking into their eyes and paying attention to how the fish smells.
Quitting smoking can be tough but changing your diet may help ease the process. Here are some tips on how changing your diet can help you quit.
When it comes to less nutritious food choices, here’s where these RDs draw the line.
What’s for lunch? Check out what the pros eat.
Take a cue from Popeye and get your spinach on.
About half of U.S. adults have blood pressure that is too high. These tips can help.
These briney cucumbers won’t leave you in a, well, pickle.
Prepare to drool over her (surprisingly simple) creations.
Read your ingredient lists: Anchovies are a repeat offender.
This is why calories don’t tell the full story.
Don’t eat fruit?!
Some processed foods are way healthier than others.
Pay attention to this number, and your sodium intake can go way down.
You can definitely replicate this in your own home.
These countries know how to start their day right.
Avo toast great as is, but these delish combos give it an extra flair.
Your muffins don’t have to be dessert.
Fruity and flavorful, but lighter on the carbs.
Three-quarters of Americans aren’t eating enough of these.
Humble vegetable? Not anymore.
Good news: You’re not limited to the veggie platter.
Pulse these into your favorite fruit blend.
Please explain why there’s fish in this OJ.
You might actually need a doctor’s note before starting this diet.
Is this popular tea beverage worth its health halo?
It’s not a diet. It’s a *lifestyle*.
Avo, we love you … but we need a break.
Need to carbo-UNload?
A bowl of oats a day may keep the doctor away.
Bigger isn’t always better.
This bev is poised to be the new coconut water.
Your salad isn’t the healthy option if you’re making these mistakes.
It’s never too late to get a good brekkie in.
Psst … “natural” sugar adds up just as fast as table sugar.
These diets are iffy, but they do make *some* good points.
These chains are known for indulgence, but they're not a lost cause.
In a study comparing diet approaches, this one came out on top.
And more importantly, is it as ~healthy~ as everyone says?
Lemon water has nothing on these creative mixes.
There’s more out there than just acorn and butternut squash.
Keep your noggin healthy with these powerful eats.
They promise crispy eats with little to no oil.
Popcorn that’s fun AND healthy? Totally possible.
Does one carb-modified diet work better than the other?
Healthier options for your game-day spread.
More importantly … does it taste like beans?
Jazz up your meals with these flavor-packed condiments.
These breakfast ideas are perfect for rushy school days.
Calories are actually *not* the most important part.
Cooking ahead is a great way to eat healthy all week long. In this video, Executive Chef Bill Telepan shares his tips on some easy to make meals that
The old confusing food pyramid has been transformed in to a nice little circle. Fill half of your plate with fruits and veggies, fill a quarter of you
There are lots of sandwiches you can make for a healthy lunchtime staple. Use whole wheat or whole grain bread. Choose a lean meat like turkey or chic
You don’t need a protein bar to refuel.
Wanna eat more plants? These vegan snacks will do the trick.
These GF snacks are way healthier than pretzels.
Put down the tiny bag of pretzels and nosh on these healthy eats instead.
Each snack has below 15 grams of carbs.
Perfect for anyone who’s always on the go (AKA everyone).
The average American only gets half of the recommended daily fiber amount. Fiber can help with weight control and lower cholesterol.
When shopping, we often check the labels for words like “Light” or “Reduced Fat.” But is this a good thing? Often, when one ingredient is taken out!
Strong, lean muscles are partly made in the kitchen.
Packing your own lunch can save you both cash and calories. If you don’t have a fridge at the office, find a cheap cooler bag to keep your water and s
If you want to make smart eating decisions, take time to read and understand nutrition labels. Check portions and look at the ingredient list; the hig
A common rule when looking for healthy food in the supermarket is to stick to the outer edges. Grocers stock their best, least processed seasonal food
A big part of healthy eating is making smart, nutritious choices in the grocery store. In this video, Registered Dietitian Sheila Kelly shares her tip
Finding a healthy packaged food item can be tough. In this video, Registered Dietitian Sheila Kelly shares her tips on how to navigate the frozen food
Not all chocolate comes with the same health benefits.
Not all bars deserve the health halo.
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. While PB&J may
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker eating a gyro. While there are some veggies in his sandwic
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker drinking a grape soda. While a drink like grape soda may s
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker to discuss the nutritional value of Chicken Pad Thai. Spoi
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker to discuss the dangers of sandwiches made with white bread
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker eating a jumbo sandwich. She cautions that even though a s
In this episode of ‘What’s for Lunch?!’ nutritionist Amy sits in the park with a New Yorker to discuss how eating hot dogs and sweets are not the best
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel goes through Michelle’s cabinets and explains what foods are beneficial and which ones she cou
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel goes through Michelle’s refrigerator and explains what foods are beneficial and which ones she
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel joins mom Tiffany, dad Mike and their son to break down their diet and give some tips on ways
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel joins dad Mike and his son Mikey to discuss ways to improve their overall eating habits. Some
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel joins empty nesters Raymond and Janae to discuss which foods are beneficial and which ones the
In this episode of Food Rescue, Nutritionist Amy Hendel joins empty nesters Raymond and Janae to discuss which foods are beneficial.
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel brings Janae to the Farmer’s Market and introduces her to fresh fish. She explains that fish l
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel joins Stacy and Anthony’s family to discuss which foods from their kitchen are beneficial and
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel visits Saya’s home to discuss her eating habits. Saya is originally from Japan and has been li
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel visits Saya’s home to discuss her eating habits. Amy warns Saya of the dangers of skipping bre
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel visits engaged couple Brian and Siena and discusses how they can balance their diet without br
In this episode of Food Rescue, nutritionist Amy Hendel visits empty nesters Ed and Adrienne who are struggling with both their stress and their weigh
To check the lipid levels in your blood you will want your doctor to perform a blood test called a lipid profile. This test will reveal your total cho
Exercise is important for all of us, especially those suffering from high triglycerides. Since lack of exercise contributes to high levels, working ou
Fish is often a healthy alternative to some fatty meats like steak or ground beef. Fish is an especially good choice for people with high triglyceride
Eating healthy is especially important if you have high triglycerides. Diet can have a dramatic affect on these levels so make sure you are aware
Having high triglycerides can be tricky because you will not show any visible symptoms. Just because you are not showing any signs does not mean it is
For someone with high triglycerides, eating healthy is essential. But choosing the right food is only half the battle. It is important to prepare your
Having high triglycerides means you have too much fat in your blood. In the video above, registered dietitian Sharon Richter talks about what foods yo
If you have high triglycerides it is important to stay away from foods containing saturated fats, trans fats and simple sugars. But there are also hid
When giving your kids a drink, you want something that is nutritious but won’t get spit out. Start with milk and water and then try to find common gro
Health and wellness expert High Voltage introduces us to Ramona, a teenager who lost over 50 pounds, thanks to a change in diet and lifestyle. “Kids
How to guide your little ones to cut back on the junk.
Are you using the right plate for your little one’s meals?
Picky toddler? Here’s how to get your little one to explore new foods.
This is when your toddler may start to try new foods … #finally.
“If they’re hungry enough, they’re going to eat.”
Win over your little one’s taste buds with these healthy eats.
Nutritious, spooky snacks that won’t scare away your little trick-or-treater.
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