Eat Well

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...

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...

Adulterated Dietary Supplements Still on the Market

Dietary supplements adulterated with undisclosed drugs continue to make their way to consumers, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Using the Tainted Dietary...

Cardiovascular Disease: The Role of Diet

In our previous conversation with Ronald Krauss, M.D., an expert in lipidology and a member of our editorial board, we discussed how to assess the risk of cardiovascular disease....

Mushrooms Can Replace Meat

To reduce the amount of meat in burgers and other ground meat recipes, blend in chopped mushrooms as a substitute for up to 70 percent of the meat. This...

Recipe Corner: Fresh Pineapple-Kiwifruit-Jícama Salsa

Fruit salsas are a cross between a condiment and a fruit salad. They are quick to make and are a wonderful complement to savory dishes like broiled fish. This...

Kiwi for Constipation

If you have constipation, kiwifruit (often just called kiwi) may help keep you regular, according to a handful of promising studies. Chronic constipation affects about 10 to 20 percent...

A Fly Landed On My Food!

Can I get sick from food that a fly lands on? Studies have shown that houseflies and blowflies, also known as common green bottle flies, may be carriers of more...

Recipe Corner: Asparagus with Confetti Dressing

Most salad dressings have very little in the way of nutrients (and usually quite a bit of fat and calories). In this easy, 3-step asparagus side salad, we boost...
Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting

Fasting, for cultural or religious reasons—or because the hunt was unsuccessful—is as old as the hills. As a healing agent, fasting dates at least as far back as Hippocrates,...