Health & Cooking Slideshows
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- 11 Exotic Fruits You Should Try
Exotic fruits can spice up your daily diet with new-to-you flavors and nutrients. Learn more about unusual fruits from around the world.
- 8 Foods to Pickle (and How to Pickle Them)
Pickling is for more than just pickles. Find out how -- and why -- to pickle other foods, too.
- Frozen Food Mistakes
Just because your food is frozen doesn’t always mean it’s safe to eat. Is it raw? Pre-cooked? Learn the mistakes and how to avoid them.
- The Truth About Chicken
Americans eat more chicken than any other meat, but is it as healthy as we think? Separate the myths from the facts about your favorite fowl.
- Eating Healthy? Try These Cheeses
Choosing a cheese? Find out if you’re getting the most nutritional bang for your buck.
- Foods With Vitamin C Besides Oranges
You might think of oranges first when you want to get more vitamin C. But many other foods have it, too. Find out other sources for your daily dose of this essential nutrient.
- How Long Does Your Produce Stay Fresh?
Fruits and vegetables vary in how long they stay fresh. Learn which produce stays fresh the longest and find out the best way to store them.
- Scientific Tips to Keep Your Produce Fresher Longer
Fresh fruits and vegetables seem have a way of going bad before you can eat them all. Learn the smartest ways to store your produce to minimize waste.
- Condiments: Where to Store, When to Toss
You don’t have to store most condiments in the refrigerator, even after you open them. Find out what goes where.
- All About Cooking Oils
Are you picking the right oils for your dishes? Learn which are healthiest and how to use them.
- Should You Wash This Food?
Don’t rinse that raw chicken breast. Here’s what to wash, what not to wash, and how to wash it.
- Common Pantry Pests and How to Deal With Them
Are moths, weevils, mealworms, and other pantry pests spoiling your foods? Here’s how to get rid of them and keep them away.
- Meat Substitutes
Looking for good sources of protein besides meat? Check out the nutrition behind these substitutes.
- Common Foods That Can Be Toxic
Could a common food poison you? Find out which foods may be home to hidden toxins.
- Guide to Non-Wheat Flours
Wheat isn’t the only source of flour. Rice, oats, rye, chickpeas, and many other foods can be made into flour. Find out more about different flours and how to use them.
- Bugs You Can Eat
If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you.
- Veggies That Make Healthy, Tasty Soups
Learn how to choose delicious vegetables that can be turned into chunky or smooth soups, and find out what kinds of nutrients are in each one.
- Know Your Leafy Greens
You’ve been told to eat your “leafy greens,” but what does that even mean? Here’s what all the hype is about and which greens to pick up next time you’re at the store.
- Benefits of Cabbage
Without it, you’d have no coleslaw or sauerkraut. But did you know this humble vegetable carries a mighty nutritious punch?
- Health Benefits of Hot Peppers
Banish headaches. Squash cancer cells. Help you live longer. Can hot peppers do all that? Find out.
- All About Garlic
It helped build the pyramids, wards off vampires, and makes your pasta sauce tasty. Learn all about garlic, the strong-smelling veggie with some sweet benefits for your health.
- Best and Worst Italian Dishes for Your Health
There are plenty of healthy meals in Italian cuisine, but also some high-fat and high-carb dishes that you might want to save for special treats. Find out how to choose wisely and see pictures of the best and worst Italian food for your health.
- All About Honey
Honey’s been used to heal wounds, ease allergies and sweeten things up for centuries. What is it? Where does it get these special powers, and can it really do everything it gets credit for?
- How to Overcome Picky Eating as an Adult
If you're worried that your eating habits are holding you back (and maybe even harming your health), it's possible to get more comfortable trying new foods. Find out what picky eating often looks like, why some people become picky eaters, and what you can do about it.
- All About Matcha
This powdered form of green tea can dissolve into milk or water or add flavor to things like yogurt or smoothies. Find out how it’s different from other types of tea, its possible health benefits, and more.
- Advanced Meal Prep Tips and Tricks
Cooking doesn’t have to take hours of each day. With a little pre-planning, you can tackle more of the work in advance so it’s easier to put together healthy meals on hectic days. Use these tips and tricks to get started.
- Rice: The Essentials
Sure you’ve heard of white and brown rice. But what do you know about the other 40,000 varieties? WebMD explains how to enjoy the world’s most popular grain.
- High-Antioxidant Foods to Try
You’ve heard antioxidants are good for you, but do you know the best ways to get them? Find out which foods and drinks to put on your grocery list.
- All About Mushrooms
There are thousands of types of mushrooms. Learn all about how they affect your health, plus ways to cook them and get more in your diet.
- All About Herbal Tea
People use herbal teas to relieve many types of health problems. What does science say about how well they work?
- Cheap, Healthy Foods
Think you have to pay big bucks to eat healthy? Think again. Find out more about cheap foods that will keep your body and bank account in good health.
- Could You Be Eating These Foods Wrong?
You're eating the right foods, but are you eating them in the right way? Find out how to get the most nutritional bang out of what you put in your mouth.
- The Health Benefits of Tomatoes
You can eat them, drink them, cook them, pickle them, and make sauce or soup from them. Find out more about what makes tomatoes so good for you.
- Purple Power Foods!
Certain phytonutrients that give foods their color can also have health benefits. Find out where to get them and what they may do for you.
- 15 Healthy Ways to Use Lemons and Limes
Lemons and limes are chock full of nutrients that can keep you healthy. Learn more about what they can do.
- Pantry, Fridge, Countertop: Where to Store Your Food
You just got home with some perfect tomatoes and delicious deli goodies. Where should you put them? Find out more about the best way to keep your food in tip-top shape and keep it from spoiling.
- Is That Ripe? A Guide to Choosing Fruit
You probably have your ways of testing fruit ripeness. Do they work? Find out the best way to tell if your fruit is ripe.
- Best and Worst Seafood Dishes for Your Health
Seafood seems like a healthy choice. But the way it’s cooked makes a difference. Find out about the best and worst seafood dishes for your health.
- Pack Your Lunch With Protein
These easy and healthy meals can help you stay full and satisfied all afternoon long.
- Veggies That Pack in the Protein
When you think protein, you probably think meat, eggs, and maybe dairy. But veggies have plenty of protein, too. Find out more about which ones are the best sources.
- Health Benefits of Coffee and Tea
Most of us like the ritual -- not to mention the caffeine boost -- that comes with a cup of tea or coffee. But it can be good for your health, too.
- What You Should Know About Processed Meat
Processed meat: It’s not all in tubes, cans, or plastic packaging. Find out what you need to know about it.
- Foods That Are Good Sources of Water
Drinking water is one way to stay hydrated, but you can get a lot of water from food as well.
- 12 Foods That Leave You Hungry
Ever notice that some foods just don’t satisfy your hunger very well? Or for very long? Find out more about why this happens.
- 15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods
Some foods that seem like guilty pleasures can be good for you. Maybe it’s time to rethink what’s on your menu -- in a good way.
- 13 Worst Foods in Your Fridge
That moldy leftover chili may not be the only thing you should throw out. Check out the 13 worst foods to have in your fridge.
- 14 Best Foods to Keep in Your Fridge
You’re hungry and staring into your fridge, but is there anything healthy in there? Stock up on a few key staples to make sure there’s something good waiting for you.
- Buon Appetito: 14 Reasons to Eat More Pasta
Pasta gets a bad rap, but you don’t have to avoid it -- just don’t overdo it.
- 14 Delicious Ways to Season Your Chicken
There are many ways to season and prepare one of the most versatile meats in the world: chicken.