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Nutrients

Added Sugar in labels
By Catherine Guthrie
Next year, the FDA will require food manufacturers to disclose added sugars on nutrition labels. Learn why it's a big win for your health.
a woman smiles while enjoying a fresh salad in her kitchen
By Jack Challem
Yes, your eating habits play a big role in determining your disease risks. But did you know that they also have a huge effect on your state of mind?
Zinc Essentials
By Stephanie Soucheray
This mineral is a building block for healthy cells. Learn how to tell if you’re deficient — and what you can do to optimize your zinc levels with good nutrition.
Fats in the Kitchen
By Anjula Razdan
If you're not sure which healthy fats to keep on hand, this helpful guide will make selection a snap.
Avocado
By Anjula Razdan
Not all fats are created equal. Follow these expert tips for making the healthiest choices.
The Facts About Fat
By Anjula Razdan
The low-fat era may be coming to an end — but there’s still a lot you need to know about what’s healthy and what’s not.
Antinutrients Image
By Rachel Warren, MS, RDN
Compounds in some grains, legumes, nuts, and seeds can wreak havoc on your digestion. Learn how to make them work to your advantage.
Safe-Seaweed
By Heather Rogers
Rich in vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, protein, and fiber, seaweed is considered by many to be a superfood. Here are five varieties to look for in your local natural-food store.
Safe-Seaweed
By Heather Rogers
Reap the nutritional benefits of this environmentally friendly superfood with these tips on purity.
Eat-Your-Sea-Vegetables
By Heather Rogers
Densely nutritious and sustainably grown, seaweed is finally getting the recognition it deserves as a superfood.
5-energy-traps
By Julie Kendrick
Well-timed, nutrient-dense meals and snacks can help you power through your days with steady energy.
Conscientious-Carnivore
By Matthew Kadey
Shopping for meat, fish, and eggs can leave you confused and conflicted. What’s the healthy, sustainable choice?
Magnesium
By Julie Kendrick
This mineral is one of the most critical nutrients in your diet. Are you getting enough?
Everyday Detox
By Rachel Warren, MS, RDN
No need to subsist on juices and herbs. These whole foods support your body’s innate ability to detoxify on a daily basis.
resistant-starch
By Heather Rogers
Long underappreciated, resistant starch is a friendly carb component that delivers healthy microbial balance and weight-loss support.
Nutrients
By Elizabeth Millard
Three go-to health foods get a taste makeover with these flavor-building, nutrition-boosting strategies.
Nom Nom Paleo Shopping List
By Experience Life Staff
It's easy to cook up Michelle Tam's super-satisfying paleo recipes with this handy shopping list.
An illustration of different types of food
By Julie Kendrick
Highly flavored processed foods have hijacked our sense of taste, driving unhealthy cravings and sabotaging our health for too long. It’s time to reclaim our palates.
Food Habits That Age You
By Catherine Guthrie
These unhealthy eating patterns don’t just trigger weight gain and undermine your energy. They age you from the inside out.
snps
By Julie Kendrick
Small genetic variations can have a big influence on your health — and affect your nutritional needs, too.
Digestive Enzymes
By Sheila Mulrooney Eldred
Suffering from heartburn, reflux, and other digestion challenges? Digestive enzymes can be an important step in finding lasting relief.
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