Picking the right proteins is the difference between a healthy and a harmful diet. Here's what to choose, and how much of it to eat. Read more...
Want to make every bite of fruit or vegetable as healthy as possible? Use these prep, cooking, and storage tips to keep your food aromatic, tasty, and good for you.
Want to eat better but don't have a lot of time to cook? Get a start on the road to healthier eating with this grocery list of easy-to-prepare foods for meals and snacks.
Beans, beans, good for your heart... All bloating aside, beans are a great food choice for meat-eaters and veggies alike. Get the nutritional stats on a variety of beans.
Breakfast gets your metabolism revved up for the day and gives your body a much-needed boost after hours of slumber. Start your day right with these 7 quick, 600-calorie meals.
They're maligned for their fat content, but nuts are one of nature's rock stars. Learn why you should be nuts about nuts, and get info on the unique properties of different varieties.
What should you eat before you work out? What should you eat after? Tough questions—get the answers so you can give your body the high-quality fuel it needs.
These lesser-known fruits are becoming global super stars due to their big health benefits. Put down your banana and read on.
Tea is the second most popular beverage in the world, outdrunk only by water. So what's so great about the so-called "true" teas? A lot!
Cutting back on caffeine: Good. Getting fired for falling asleep at desk: Not so good. Learn how to reduce your reliance on caffeine and still have an alert brain.
It's the most important meal of the day. So what should you be eating for breakfast? Learn some surprising news on maximizing the value of your morning eats.
Are vegetarianism and good health at odds with each other? In part four of our protein series, nutritionist H.K. Jones looks at plant-based protein sources.
Proteinwithout it you're nothing (literally). In Part 3 of our protein series, nutritionist H.K. Jones takes us underwater to the protein-rich world of fish.
In this second of a four-part series on protein sources, nutritionist H.K. Jones gives an overview of red meat. Learn the good, the bad, and the tasty.
How much protein should you eat? What kinds? Nutritionist H.K. Jones offers insight into choosing the best protein sources.
What kinds of foods should you be eating before and after your workouts? Try these 10 edible ideas from nutritionist H.K. Jones.
What are nutraceuticals? Can they really benefit you? Get an introduction to this fast-growing food phenomenon.
For athletic men, gulping down one of these drinks might seem like an easy way to increase endurance, improve performance and gain energy. So should you break out one of these fancy drinks and start guzzling? Not exactly.
Bars are HOT. Since the launch of the original PowerBar in 1987, many savvy marketers have entered the bar race producing a plethora of pocket-size products for bar-hungry consumers.
While the warm, sunny months of summer may mean long, lazy days for you, Mother Nature’s busy working overtime. This time of year, markets burst forth with seasonal fruit just begging to be enjoyed. The time is ripe for blueberry pancakes, strawberry shor
Looking for a perfect anytime, anywhere, good-for-you snack? Delicious, nutritious and conventionally packaged in its own protective cover, nothing beats a banana.
Can you imagine movie theater popcorn without a soda? What’s more refreshing on a hot day than an ice-cold pop? It’s so delicious, so yummy, but what are soft drinks doing to your body?
When you eat is almost as important as what you eat. Find out how to time your food intake to maximize your performance.
It's not the sexiest of veggies, but beets deserve the spotlight for their unabashed goodness.
Antioxidant and vitamin C rich, pomegranates offer a sweet, nutritution-packed treat. Discover how to pick and prepare the perfect pomegranate.
When training for an endurance event, you need to pay close attention to what you eat every day, and in particular in the week leading up to your race. Find out how to fuel your body for a race, including smart carb-loading strategies.
They're one of the best sources of "good" fat on the planet, and they're chock-full of other nutrients that will keep you healthy and fit. Learn all about the amazing avocado, and get a recipe for mango-avocado salsa that'll make you drool.
Eating a vegetarian diet can be healthful, but without the proper guidance you run the risk of ruining your health. R.D. Manuel Villacorta gave us five essential eating tips for vegetarians.
What's the proper ratio of carbs to fat to protein? It depends. Are you building muscle or running a marathon? Find out the proper balance for your specific needs.
We call them "superfoods" because they have the power to make us stronger, faster, and healthier. Get the skinny on the best foods for building muscle, sustaining energy, and warding off disease and injury.
A good hydration strategy can make the difference between winning the race and falling on your face. Get the facts!