Nutrition

- Nutrition -

All About Oils

Some fats and oils are good for us – and critically important to our health. Others are just plain bad. And with some fats, it depends. Here's how to make sense of this slippery subject and make the very best choices about what you put into your body.

- Nutrition -

Feed Your Genes

You know that your genes are central to your health. But did you know that they have their own nutritional needs? Discover how the emerging field of nutrigenomics may help us nourish our DNA — and lower our risk of certain diseases.

- Nutrition -

Role Reversals

Healthy eating isn't about eliminating favorite foods from your diet. It's about creating more exciting roles for the foods your body likes best. Discover how to make healthy foods the star of any meal — while keeping your flavor favorites in the wings.

- Nutrition -

The Virtues of Variety

Are you eating the same five or six foods every day? Stop! Enjoying a range of diverse fruits, veggies and lean proteins can help you correct chronic nutrient deficiencies – and even avoid food intolerances.

- Nutrition -

Dark, Leafy Greens

From Swiss chard to broccoli rabe, dark, leafy greens come in all shapes and sizes. What they have in common: great flavor, supreme nutrition – and (yes!) easy-prep appeal.

- Nutrition -

Eggs

A familiar and formerly maligned food enjoys time in the spotlight – as one of nature's most nutritious and delicious culinary pleasures.

- Nutrition -

Sugar Breakdown

The effects of sugar on the body go beyond cavities. High blood-sugar levels have many negative health impacts, including many inflammation-based diseases. Here's how to cut back and balance your blood-sugar levels.