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Baked Apples & Sweet Potatoes with Crunchy Topping

No marshmallows on top of these sweet potatoes—just apples, apple juice, and a crisp, slightly sweetened oat topping. Serve it up for a healthier...

An Uber Tuber to Try for T-Day

Tired of turnips at Thanksgiving? Sick of sweet potatoes? For a delicious, perhaps novel, alternative, consider sunchokes—a.k.a. Jerusalem artichokes, even though they don’t hail from Jerusalem but rather are...

Dietary Supplements for an Enlarged Prostate

If you, like many older men, have an enlarged prostate—a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH—you probably know all too well how distressing and even debilitating it...

Sweet & Spicy Red Lentil Dip

Red lentils (which are small, hulled lentils) cook much more quickly than brown or green lentils and lose their shape more readily. That makes red lentils perfect for this...

Whatever Happened to Acrylamide?

If you’re a coffee drinker, you may remember acrylamide as the substance that almost ruined your favorite beverage for you back in 2018. That was the year a judge...

Neoclassic Corn Chowder

A classic corn chowder would have heavy cream and lots of bacon, so a neoclassic version is one that has had a health makeover: Instead of cream, it uses...

What Are ‘Net Carbs’?

I see “Net Carbs” prominently listed on some energy bars, frozen meals, cereal boxes, tortillas, and other packaged foods. What does the term mean, and is it something to...

Recipe Corner: Spicy Gazpacho

Carrot juice is the surprise ingredient in this gazpacho. It lends a bright color, a slightly sweet note, and a good amount of beta carotene. Timing alert: You could...

The Best Diets of 2022

Looking for the best diet for weight loss, heart health, preventing or managing diabetes—or just healthy eating in general? And one that will be easy to follow—and safe? What...

Wheatberry Salad with Peppers & Grapes

Wheatberries have a very satisfying texture. They are similar to barley in that they remain slightly chewy even when fully cooked. ¾ cup wheatberries 2½ cups water 2 red...

Nutrition by the Numbers

If you like detailed nutrition information about food and beverages, you can consult the USDA nutrient database, now referred to as FoodData Central. It covers thousands of fresh and...