Many people experience late-in-the-day energy lags, but you can take steps to prevent them.
Choosing how to feed your baby is an important decision that has life-long effects for your baby and for you.
Bacteria can spread anywhere in the kitchen. Read on for a detailed guide to preventing contamination in your kitchen, and tips for cleaning and disinfecting.
Eating healthy is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and is something that should be taught to children at a young age.
Following the DASH diet reduces blood pressure. This diet is low in saturated fat, cholesterol, and total fat. And it emphasizes fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products. Read on to learn more about it.
Detailed information on diagnosing and evaluating heart disease in children
Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in your body. Most of your body's fat is stored as triglycerides.
Omega-3s are a beneficial and essential form of fat, one that your body needs but can't make.
Understanding how food affects blood glucose is the first step in managing diabetes. And following a diabetes meal plan can help keep you on track.
Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions.
If you are what you eat, that's even more true for your teeth and gums. When you drink and eat starchy foods, you're not only feeding yourself--you're feeding the plaque that can cause havoc in your mouth.
Today's goal is not to re-create a Norman Rockwell painting, but to produce a festive meal you will be happy to serve on Thanksgiving Day. The biggest change: If you don't need to present the whole turkey for carving at the table, cook a turkey breast instead.
You may think of heart disease as a problem for adults, not your young children. But diet and exercise habits started in childhood can begin a lifetime of heart health, or a lifetime of heart damage.
Emotional eating affects most people from time to time. But regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.
In a healthy choice contest, fresh fruit would win out over a slice of pie any day. But many of us find it hard to resist the dessert. Here are tips to help you eat nutritiously.
Vegetables offer not only a variety of flavors and textures--they are also packed with nutrients. But many Americans limit their vegetable consumption to just a few types.
Perk up an old holiday favorite with the brightness of fruit and two kinds of healthy rice.
Serve as dessert, for breakfast topped with low-fat yogurt, or drained over lettuce as a salad.
No need to hide the veggies in this dish! Kids will love tearing up the kale and mixing the salad ingredients.
The secret to this delicious drink's sweetness is apple juice.
Add some zing to your H2O.
Liven up turkey with this tasty dish.
Why not introduce a new cookie to your holiday rotation? These pack in a lot of flavor but very little sugar.
You can make a healthier party mix by using whole-grain cereals, olive oil instead of butter or margarine, and soy nuts or wasabi peas rather than the usual mixed nuts.
Eggs and veggies mix to create a hearty, healthy breakfast.
Creamy and sweet, this salad is a treat!
A healthful treat for summertime.
These extra sweet strawberries are quick and satisfying.
Full of oats, flaxseed, and cottage cheese, these cookies are as healthy as they are delicious.
Many Americans don’t follow healthy eating recommendations. This may be in part because healthy choices often come with a higher price tag.
It's pizza. It's sweet. It's healthy. What's not to love about this treat?
It's soup season. Indulge with this smoky, protein-rich recipe.
According to new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, eating full-fat dairy products may not raise your risk for heart disease or death, and may even protect against stroke.
The sauces gives this nutty fish a distinctive zing.
Traditional panna cotta recipes rely on dairy, but not this creamy vegan holiday treat.
From cinnamon baked apples to gingerbread men, spices provide some of our favorite tastes and smells this time of year. Here’s how to spice up your life this season.
This hearty but healthy breakfast will get your day started right.
Making smart choices about what you eat and drink is important for managing diabetes. Counting carbohydrates (“carbs”) is one way to do that.
Try this as a dip for flatbread, pita chips, or carrot sticks.
This bread is low in all the right places— saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium—without losing any taste and texture.
It's cute! It's fruit! This treat is a snowman you can eat!
This classic kitchen tool can’t be beat when it comes to healthy, homemade meals.
Break out the slow cooker for this warm, comforting dish.
When you think comfort food, potato pancakes are probably on the list. Here’s a simple way to add some healthy veggies to this comforting favorite.
Cherries may lower your risk for certain diseases, including arthritis, cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
The Apple Dumplings recipe is virtually fat-free and can be put together in a jiffy. After you’ve sliced the apples, the Quick Apple Crisp takes just minutes to put together and pop in the oven.
Do you like to play with your food? Then you’ll love this box lunch that looks like a game of tic-tac-toe!
Smoothies make a great breakfast. With just three ingredients, this one couldn’t be faster to whip up.
Whether you’re preparing dessert for a holiday feast or a special treat for a weekend dinner, a pie is sure to please family and friends.
Enjoy this family favorite.
Recipe for cranberry spiced cider.
If you’re like most people, you probably eat without thinking about it. But this means that you may also have some less-than-healthy eating habits.
If you’re in a baking mood, this oatmeal applesauce bread is sure to hit the spot! Bonus: You probably already have most of the ingredients in your pantry.
Whether you follow a vegan diet or are simply trying Meatless Monday, these enchiladas are sure to hit the spot.
Looking to get more greens into your diet? Start early in the day with this fluffy and hearty omelet. Packed with spinach and sprinkled with crumbled goat cheese, it makes a great savory breakfast.
Cooking fish in a parchment packet is a foolproof method—it allows the fish to steam perfectly while sealing in the flavor of whatever you’ve added. Another bonus: easy cleanup!
This salad is delicious made with raspberry or peach white balsamic vinegar. But any fruit-flavored white balsamic vinegar will do nicely.
This layered mason jar salad is perfect for meal prep. Make it the night before for a grab-and-go lunch.
These tasty, low-fat burgers use extra-lean ground beef combined with mashed black beans to reduce fat content and make moist, flavorful patties. The jalapeño pepper, cumin, and cilantro add a kick.
Skip the prepackaged dip in favor of this one that's packed with protein and flavor.
Yogurt gives this soup a creamy texture and adds protein. Smooth and silky—the perfect way to use up summer zucchini from the farmers market or your garden.
Looking for a snack that’s delicious and easy to make? Try guacamole! Serve with baby carrots, bell peppers, or low-calorie pretzels.
Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty dish.