Eating Well

  • Eating the Right Foods for All-Day Energy

    If your blood glucose drops too low -- which can happen if you go too long without eating -- you're going to feel lightheaded and lethargic.

  • Nutrition's Role in Disease Prevention

    Evidence is mounting that a healthful diet can help protect you from some diseases. What you eat -- or don't eat -- may help prevent heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and type 2 diabetes.

  • Simple Ways to Improve Your Diet

    Eating healthy can reduce your risk of illness and lengthen your life. Eating a balanced, low-fat, low-cholesterol diet reduces your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, stroke and other diseases. Follow these tips to help improve your diet.

  • Choosing a Safe Weight-Loss Program

    The not-so-secret secret to weight loss is to burn more calories than you eat. This can be done safely and effectively by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

  • Tips for a Low-Fat Restaurant Breakfast

    Do you want to cut fat out of your diet, but not give up breakfast at your favorite restaurant? Try healthy alternatives such as Canadian bacon on your egg sandwich instead of cheese and sausage, or a bran muffin instead of hash browns.

  • Let's Do Lunch

    Does your lunch just happen? Is it often a last-minute decision of where to eat and whether or not you want fries with your burger? If so, maybe it's time to show lunch a little more respect.

  • How to Make Tastier Veggies

    Adding more fruit to our diet is easy for most of us. It's the vegetables that hang up many people.

  • Maintain a Healthy Weight for a Lifetime

    Which is more important to you -- being able to wear the jeans you wore five years ago, or being able to move better, have more energy and improve your health?

  • Don't Miss Out on These 5 Nutrients

    You've heard of vitamin C and calcium. But have you gotten the word on all the other nutrients you need for a healthy diet?

  • A Food Lover's Guide

    Here's your guide to the best foods to nourish you, as well as those foods best left for that occasional need to indulge in guilty pleasures.

  • Folic Acid for a Healthy Baby

    Getting enough folic acid can reduce the risk for neural tube defects (NTDs) and may also reduce the risk for other serious birth defects of the brain and spinal cord.

  • Measuring Your Meal

    Portion sizes are bigger today, and that increase has contributed to the growing numbers of overweight or obese Americans.