Food and Nutrition

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

Healthy Food Choices

Dietary Fats: What’s Good and What’s Bad

There are good fats, which your body uses for energy and other health benefits, and there are bad fats, which…

Nutrition: How to Make Healthier Food Choices

Making healthier food choices allows you to have more control of your weight and your cholesterol and helps to prevent…

Healthy Ways to Gain Weight If You’re Underweight

While many people who are obese or overweight have a hard time losing weight, being underweight can cause health problems,…

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Nutrients and Nutritional Info

Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

Dietary supplements are any substances you take to improve your health or wellness. This includes vitamins, minerals, and herbs.

Nutrition: How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label

Every packaged, or processed, product should have a label called a nutrition facts label. It tells you what’s in the…

Nutrition: Determine Your Calorie Needs

Your gender, age, and level of activity influence how many calories you need each day. This is an important part…

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Sugar and Sugar Substitutes

Added Sugar: What You Need To Know

Sugar is a simple carbohydrate that provides calories for your body to use as energy. There are two main types…

Sugar Substitutes

Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten foods and drinks. You may have heard them called “artificial…

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Weight Loss and Diet Plans

Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

Dietary supplements are any substances you take to improve your health or wellness. This includes vitamins, minerals, and herbs.

The DASH Diet: Healthy Eating to Control Your Blood Pressure

Eating healthier foods improves many health problems, including high blood pressure (hypertension).

Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet can help you to lose or maintain weight and also helps to manage blood pressure, blood sugar,…

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