Food and recipe choices have a major impact on health and wellness. Knowing how to select healthy foods, read labels, stock your kitchen and prepare healthy recipes is a good start. We have all the information you need on special diets and healthy cooking, with tips and tricks to help you create delicious and nutritious meals.
Learn the basics of healthy eating and getting enough vitamins and minerals in your diet.
People who buy organic are seeking assurance that food production is gentle to the earth, and/or they're looking for safer, purer, more natural foods.
Remember, all fats are loaded with calories, so use them sparingly.
The USDA has simplified nutrition guidelines with its "MyPlate" campaign. MyPlate replaces the older Food Pyramid that many adults grew up with.
Despite the ability to get vitamin D from food and the sun, an estimated 40%-75% of people are deficient.
Along with weight-bearing exercise, calcium and vitamin D go together for good bone density -- and good health in general.
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When it comes to vitamins and minerals, you're probably looking for the bottom line: how much do you need? Here's a chart to help you out.
After you clean out your kitchen, time to hit the grocery store and start cooking. Here are some tips for healthy recipes and healthy meals from start to finish.
WebMD asked some experts for tips and strategies on saving money on your grocery bill while still eating healthfully.
Healthy eating doesn't start in your kitchen. It begins when you wheel your cart down the aisles of your local supermarket.
It is important to cook foods at a safe temperature to avoid food poisoning. The following picture shows you safe temperatures for a number of foods.
Medically known as food-borne illness or food-borne disease, you probably know food poisoning as miserable -- whatever it's called.
Quick tips to help keep bacteria and parasites out of your kitchen -- and your food.
Resisting temptation at a restaurant can be tough, especially when you're taunted by seemingly unlimited choices -- like when they roll around the dessert cart.
While high-fat, high-calorie breakfasts abound at the nation's fast-food restaurants, most chains offer at least one or two healthier items -- if you must fill up at a drive-through.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has identified nine of the most fattening restaurant meals.
Fear not, you can find nutritious recipes to suit your style. Check out our healthy recipes for all seasons, holidays, ethnicities, and health conditions.
Looking for a healthy recipe? All of these healthy recipes are low in calories and can be incorporated into your diet plan.
This Thanksgiving what if you have lots of leftovers? We have the recipes for you.
A perfect formula for fun-filled tailgate parties include coolers, barbecue grills, and lots of food.
In a rush? Whip up these simple appetizers in five minutes or less.
Find ideas for healthy grilled dinners.
Skip the drive-through with these simple cooking tips.
Whether you're searching for meals you can prepare for a low sodium diet, looking for tips on cooking for vegetarians, or thinking of going gluten-free, you can still do it healthily.
Most doctors and nutritionists agree that a low-fat diet high in fruits, vegetables, and nuts can be a boon to health.
You won't miss the meat with these vegetarian recipes and meal ideas.
The Mediterranean diet has long been considered one of the healthiest diets on the planet - and rightfully so.
A gluten-free diet is essential for most people with gluten allergies or celiac disease, a condition which causes intestinal damage when gluten is eaten.
Considering that salt is an ingredient in just about every type of processed food or restaurant meal, it's no wonder most Americans are getting double -- or triple -- the amount of sodium they need each day.
Depending on the source, a raw food diet is either a path to perfect health or to serious undernourishment.
Despite the popularity of detox diets, nutrition experts say they are not necessary nor are they scientifically proven to work.
Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose, the sugar primarily found in milk and dairy products.
You may be cooking for just your family, but there’s a whole world of resources out there to help you get healthy food to the table.
Boards and blogs for everything about healthy cooking and eating.
Health and cooking resources.