Food and Nutrition

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

Healthy Food Choices

Superfoods

Superfoods are foods that are very healthy and full of nutrients. There is not a specific list of superfoods. It’s…

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Caffeine and Kids

In children, caffeine can raise blood pressure and interfere with sleep. It can make children less aware of being tired…

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Balancing Your Food Plate

Follow the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate and other guidelines to get a balanced diet and build a healthy…

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Nutrients and Nutritional Info

Diabetes and Nutrition

Learn how to eat right when you have diabetes.

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Glycemic Index and Your Diet

The glycemic index measures how quickly carbohydrates in a food make your blood sugar rise. It is a tool you…

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Nutrition Tips for Kids

Diet and nutrition help our children live a healthy life and avoid chronic diseases. Use these tips to help your…

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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…

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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.

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Surgery for Obesity

Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) involves surgically reducing the size of your stomach so that your body absorbs less of…

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What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

Learn about the different factors that can affect your efforts to lose weight. Talk to your doctor before you start…

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