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Spread of healthy food
By Anjula Razdan
Dr. Mark Hyman weighs in on the top-five foods to eat regularly – and the top five to avoid.
edibles
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Have you considered a move toward healthier, whole-food choices? Authors Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry share insights and ideas to get you eating in the right direction.
a person washing asparagus
By Cary Neff
This sturdy green vegetable has a surprisingly delicate flavor – and packs a powerful nutritional punch.
All About Oils
By Anjula Razdan
Some fats and oils are good for us – and critically important to our health. Others are just plain bad. And with some fats, it depends. Here's how to make sense of this slippery subject and make the very best choices about what you put into your body.
Salmon
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Too busy to cook? Not if Jacques Pépin has his way.
lentils on a wooden spoon
By Cary Neff
These nutritious legumes are versatile, delicious and easy to prepare.
sliced kiwi
By Cary Neff
A true superfood, kiwifruit is a nutritious, versatile treat that will delight your taste buds.
By Interview by Anjula Razdan
Determined to start the year healthier? Wellness and weight-loss expert Mark Hyman, MD, advises us to beware the pitfalls that await us in the grocery aisles.
edibles
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Science has rejected fad diets once and for all and is now spreading the good word: Eating plenty of fresh, whole foods is the key to sustainable weight loss – and to feeling great.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Whether you're entertaining dozens or planning an intimate celebration for a few of your favorite pals, there's an art to creating experiences both you and your guests will enjoy.
By Jack Challem
You know that your genes are central to your health. But did you know that they have their own nutritional needs? Discover how the emerging field of nutrigenomics may help us nourish our DNA — and lower our risk of certain diseases.
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
In our rush to embrace conventional dietary wisdom, have we needlessly abandoned authentic fare? Nina Planck thinks its time we took a long, honest look backward.
role reversal
By Anjula Razdan
Healthy eating isn't about eliminating favorite foods from your diet. It's about creating more exciting roles for the foods your body likes best. Discover how to make healthy foods the star of any meal — while keeping your flavor favorites in the wings.
pasta and tomatoes
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
When it comes to breaking out of ruts and assumptions, food writer Gael Greene knows how to do it – both in the kitchen and in life.
By Elson Haas
Are you eating the same five or six foods every day? Stop! Enjoying a range of diverse fruits, veggies and lean proteins can help you correct chronic nutrient deficiencies – and even avoid food intolerances.
a small carton of brown eggs
By Cary Neff
A familiar and formerly maligned food enjoys time in the spotlight – as one of nature's most nutritious and delicious culinary pleasures.
By Nancy Duncan
The skinny on essential fatty acids.
By Eliza Thomas
With age comes wisdom. And if you make wise choices, it can also come with robust health and fitness, great energy, and a generous dose of satisfaction. Discover the variables that play the biggest role in determining your vitality for a lifetime — and why it pays to start focusing on them now .
whole and half avocados displayed on a cutting board
By Andrew Zimmern
Nutritional power and dining pleasure – all in one versatile, ready-to-eat package.
Pouring sugar in coffee
By Catherine Guthrie
The effects of sugar on the body go beyond cavities. High blood-sugar levels have many negative health impacts, including many inflammation-based diseases. Here's how to cut back and balance your blood-sugar levels.
shrimp cocktail
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
This summer, host your perfect fun-in-the-sun fiesta. All you need are finesse and a few fabulous details, Latin-style.
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