Health & Diet Slideshows
Best Food Swaps for a Low-Potassium Diet
- Are You Making These Healthy Food Mistakes?
You have the best of intentions to eat healthy. But sometimes, the things we think are good for us might not be, or we might overdo it. Is your diet on track?
- Best Pastas You Can Eat
Like other grains, pasta is one part of a balanced plate. Focus on these healthy kinds — and yes, that includes white pasta. Don’t believe the carb police: Every kind of pasta can be part of a healthy, balanced diet.
- Is Wine Really Good for You?
Can wine actually help your health? Find out about the benefits and risks of downing a daily glass.
- From Graham Crackers to Cavemen: A History of Fad Diets
A look at some of the craziest ways Americans have tried to slim down over the years.
- 13 Things Fast Food Does to Your Body
From weight gain to heart problems, learn how highly processed foods affect your body.
- What to Eat for Your Keto Breakfast
Going keto but unsure how to plan for your first meal of the day? Check out these carb-light breakfast choices.
- Best Times to Drink Water
Staying hydrated is a key to good health. But is there a best time to drink water? Find out when a nice cool glass of H20 gives you the most benefit.
- Health Benefits of Onions
Onions have more to offer than just texture and flavor. They’re full of vitamin C, prebiotic fiber, and more. Peel back the benefits with this slideshow.
- Healthiest Coffees
You may be in it for the caffeine, but coffee can actually be good for you. Here’s how to enjoy a healthy cup, and what to stay away from.
- Foods to Help You Ease Bloating
Got bloat? These foods may help prevent extra air in your abdomen.
- 10 Ways You’re Drinking Water Wrong
Your body is mostly made of water and needs it to work the right way. Avoid these myths and pitfalls.
- What Happens When You Stop Eating Carbs
Low-carb diets like keto are super-hot right now. But when you cut out a major part of a balanced diet, your body will feel it. Find out what happens.
- Ways to Eat Healthy Without Having to Cook
You don’t have to cook to make healthy meals and snacks. Here are easy ways to put together tasty food with little or no prep.
- Health Benefits of Mangos
Mangos are high in vitamin C, full of fiber and deliciously versatile, no matter how you slice them. (It’s easier than you think!)
- Fruit and Veggie Skins You Can Eat
Although we regularly peel many fruit and veggie skins, some are actually packed with nutrients. Check out these 11 fruits and vegetables with nutrient-dense skins.
- Healthiest Salty Snacks
Chips may be your go-to salty snack, but there are plenty of healthier and just as tasty options.
- Health Benefits of Pineapple
Any way you slice it, pineapples have more vitamin C than an orange and are the only food source of the digestive enzyme bromelain. Learn more about this fantastic fruit from the crown down.
- Healthiest Sweet Snacks
Eating too much sugar can harm your heart and raise blood pressure, among other things. Click through for ideas on how to satisfy cravings without risking your health
- Protein Sources That Aren’t Meat
Pack your pantry with these high-protein beans, seeds, nuts, and grains.
- Signs You’re Eating Too Much Salt
Learn about the telltale signs of too much salt in your body, and how you can keep your sodium levels in check.
- Fermented Foods for Boosting Health
Fermented foods aren’t just tasty. By boosting good bacteria in your gut, they can have healthy effects that ripple through every part of your body.
- Things You Should Do at Night to Lose Weight
Weight loss is different for everyone. But there are things you can do at night that might help your cause.
- Best Foods to Eat in Each Decade of Life
Regardless of which stage of adulthood you're in, make a game plan to incorporate these key foods into your life to thrive at any age.
- ‘Bad’ Foods That Are Good for Weight Loss
Are you avoiding foods you could be enjoying as you try to lose weight? Get the skinny on “bad” foods like potatoes, cheese, and even chocolate that could help you drop some pounds.
- What Happens When You Stop Eating Meat
Learn what can happen to your body, wallet, and the environment when you switch to a meatless diet.
- Milk Mysteries: What’s in Your Glass?
The milk aisle is packed with options. Which is best for you? We’ve got the lowdown on 15 varieties of dairy, soy, nut, and seed milks.
- What to Know About Bananas
Bananas are delicious and chock-full of good-for-you nutrients. Learn the facts about this golden fruit and why it should be a part of your diet.
- Do Cherries Have Health Benefits?
Whether you like them sweet or tart, these deep red fruits pack a healthful punch. Cherries are low in calories and chock full of fiber, vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and other good-for-you ingredients.
- The Worst Foods for Your Brain
Doughnuts, pre-packaged frosting, and deep fried foods are among the worst for your brain.
- All About Cottage Cheese
Once the darling of dieters, cottage cheese has taken a backseat to superfoods like yogurt. Now it’s time to rediscover this healthy high-nutrient protein.
- The Health Benefits of Apples
Though their sweet flesh tastes better, most of the nutrients in apples are in their peels. Here’s how they fight off disease from your brain to your gut.
- Healthy Swaps for Low-Carb Dinners
If you’re watching your carbs, try these easy swaps for a nutrition-packed meal with the foods you love.
- Fruits With the Most Protein
Yes, fruit has protein. Certain fruits can be a sweet way to add protein to your diet.
- All About Shrimp
There are many health benefits to shrimp. You can add them to many dishes and cook them in multiple ways to add protein, vitamins, and minerals to your diet.
- Weight Loss Tips You Can Use Now
When it comes to weight loss, we've got the insight into “truths” you might want to rethink, and what you can do now to reach a healthy weight for you.
- Health Benefits of Spinach
Vegetables have plenty of perks for your body, but the benefits of spinach might surprise you. Look at what this leafy green can do for you.
- Health Benefits of Almonds
Almonds aren’t just tasty, but they’re good for you, too. Find out how they help boost your mood, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, fill you with fiber, and more.
- Cheap and Healthy Sources of Protein
You don't have to spend a bundle to stock up on protein-rich foods. Learn more about inexpensive and healthy ways to get your protein.
- Health Benefits of Olive Oil
Olive oil is a staple for a healthy diet. Find out what it can do for your heart, brain, joints, and more.
- The Facts About Hard Seltzer
Hard seltzer has fewer calories and carbs than many beers, wines, and cocktails. But is it as healthy as it might seem? Learn more about this popular beverage.
- Health Benefits of Grapes
Grapes may be little, but they're big on nutrients. Find out how these fruits can give a boost to your health.
- Guide to Going Vegan for the First Time
Considering a switch to veganism? There are plenty of good reasons to do it, and plenty of ways to get it done.
- Tips for New and Current Vegetarians
Thinking of going vegetarian? Been at it for a while? Get tips on how to successfully switch to plant-based eating, and how to stick with it for the long haul.
- How Healthy Is Your Favorite Frozen Dessert?
The frozen treats section offers more dairy -- and nondairy -- choices than ever before. Get the scoop on the differences between them, what those labels mean, and if any of them are good for you.
- The Facts About Belly Fat
Belly fat doesn't just make your jeans too tight. It can also be risky for your health. Learn the facts about stomach fat, including what works to reduce it.
- Fasting: What Can It Do for You?
Find out what’s fact and what’s fiction about fasting.
- How Healthy Are Dried Foods?
Dried foods, like jerky and fruit, are tasty and last a long time. Sometimes nutrients are better in dry versions, but often they are lost in the process.
- Foods With More Protein Than an Egg
You've probably heard that eggs are a great way to get protein. But lots of other foods, from chickpeas to hemp seeds, offer just as much or more. Learn more about surprising sources of protein.
- Low-Carb Fruits
Yes, fruit has carbs. It also provides vitamins your body needs. Don’t skip it: Learn how to make every carb count.