Food and Nutrition

Find out how to incorporate healthy food, proper nutrition, vitamins and supplements into your diet.

Healthy Food Choices

Changing Your Diet: Choosing Nutrient-rich Foods

You should choose a diet made of nutrient-rich foods. Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods are low in sugar, sodium, starches, and…

Balancing Your Food Plate

Balancing your food plate with the right amount of food, variety, and nutrition is important in staying healthy.

Organic Foods: What You Need to Know

Organic foods can be a healthier, greener option. Learn about what they are and why they might be a good…

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Nutrients and Nutritional Info

Glycemic Index and Your Diet

The glycemic index measures how fast the carbohydrates in a food will make your blood sugar rise. The goal is…

After 50: Nutritional Needs

Nutritional needs change as we age. After age 50, choose food and drinks wisely for your gender, health, and activity…

Nutrient Shortfall Questionnaire

Many people don’t get enough nutrients. Complete this questionnaire to assess your risk for common nutrient shortfalls.

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Sugar and Sugar Substitutes

Added Sugar: What You Need To Know

Sugar provides energy to your body, but does not have other nutritional value. Learn why and how you should limit…

Sugar Substitutes

Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten or enhance the flavor of foods and drinks.

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Weight Loss and Diet Plans

Vegetarian Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

Learn about the different types of vegetarian diets along with their benefits and drawbacks.

Keto Diet

The keto diet, or ketogenic diet, is one that is very high in fat intake and low in carbohydrate intake. When you replace the carbohydrates you eat with fats, your body goes into a metabolic state known as ketosis. This means that you begin

Paleo Diet

The paleo diet is sometimes nicknamed "the caveman diet," as it stems from the diets of our ancestors. It’s based on food sources for humans during the Paleolithic area, which spanned the time period of about 2.5 million years to 10,000

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