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10 Simple Ways to Live a Healthier Life

Valerie Latona

The one thing that never ceases to amaze me about our bodies: they respond so well to changes we make in our diet and our lifestyle. Think about it: when we gain weight—all we have to do is eat better and exercise and the weight comes off (albeit a bit more slowly than we sometimes want!).

 

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5 Tips For a More Balanced Diet

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Achieving a balanced diet that includes the vitamins and minerals you may be missing is within reach. Incorporate these 5 easy strategies.

Healthy Vision in the Digital Age

Valerie Latona

Easy ways to reduce digital eyestrain from computers, handheld devices, and more — and have sharper vision

6 Smart Swaps for Healthy Aging

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

You take good care of yourself, and you want to do even better. Try t..

“Spice” Up Your Metabolism 

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Summer is winding down, but you don’t have to. Here’s how to take…

6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Energy

Valerie Latona

6 habits—from irregular sleep, poor diet, and even your relationshi..

Easy Ways to Stay Cool in the Heat

How to keep cool—what to do, how much to drink, and what to eat—w…

Nutrient Needs Throughout Pregnancy

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

During pregnancy and breastfeeding, moms are the sole source of nutri…

Guys: 5 Changes for Better Health

Valerie Latona

5 simple ways—from diet to exercise—for men to improve their health now, and as they get older.

Enduring Health Advice

Valerie Latona

The truth about health advice—from eating carrots for better eyes t…

Nutritious Spin of Favorite Foods

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

You don’t have to give up your favorite dishes for good health. Fin…

10 Healthy Dinners in Under 20 Minutes

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Dinner doesn't have to be complicated to be healthy. Minimize cookin…

Five Snacks That Support Brain Health

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Snacking can improve your focus, concentration, and energy levels. Ch…

Nutrient News For Women Over 50

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Five essential nutrients your body needs.

Eat Frozen Produce, Stay Healthy

Valerie Latona

Fresh is great—but frozen is often just as good when it comes to fr…

The Facts About Fat

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

All fats are not created equal in matters of the heart. The right fat…

6 Surprising Heart-Healthy Foods

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

There’s no reason to deprive yourself of favorite foods when trying to improve heart health. Here are six nutritious heart-healthy foods you should know about.

4 Common Myths About a Healthy Heart—Debunked

Valerie Latona

The most common misconceptions about heart disease. Includes what you need to know about exercise, diet, smoking, and other top risk factors.

Why Multivitamins Matter

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Find out why multivitamins matter, what role they play, and how the nutrients they contain can benefit your health.

The Best Way to Eat for Better Health

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Ditch the dieting mentality for a balanced approach to food. Find out the best way to eat to support a more lasting weight loss, and better health. 

Forget Weight Loss: THESE are the 6 Resolutions you should be making this year

Valerie Latona

Commit to a healthier lifestyle with these New Year’s resolutions that will keep your body—and your brain—fit.

8 Ways to Stronger Willpower

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Healthy eating, regular exercise, and other new year’s resolutions take willpower. Strengthen your inner resolve with these eight simple strategies.

5 Easy Ways to Winterize Your Eyes

Valerie Latona

Solve dry, watery, itchy eyes in winter with this simple eye-care advice.

The Role of Multivitamins

Dietary supplements are primarily intended to help people fill dietar…

7 Simple Food Swaps to Head off Holiday…

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Holiday calories can add up, but there's no reason to avoid your favo…

Holiday Stress: 5 Super Simple Ways to F…

Valerie Latona

Exactly what to eat, how to exercise, and how to balance work & l…

7 Gifts that Get You Healthier, Happier,…

Valerie Latona

Before you buy any presents for the holidays, read about these free g…

Good-Mood Foods

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Good nutrition supports your energy levels and helps you better handl…

6 Healthy Holiday Treats

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

There's no need to avoid holiday foods in the name of health. In meas…

How to Fight Middle-Age Weight Gain

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

As if weight control wasn't hard enough for women, getting older makes it even more difficult. Calorie needs decrease with time, and your weight control plan should evolve to reflect each stage of life. You can forget about drastic calorie reduction and excessive physical activity to shed pounds, ho...

7 Ways to Eat Better for Busy Women

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Busy women have a lot on their plates. Time spent caring for family, …

What All Women Should Do for a Healthier…

Valerie Latona

Did you know that a heart attack strikes someone in America every 34 …

Ways to Make Time for Your Health

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

You may have strayed from your healthy habits during the summer, but …

9 Surprising Tips to Help You Stay Healt…

Valerie Latona

It’s Fall—back-to-school time! And for me, and many parents, that…

3 Ways to Workplace Wellness

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

If you work full-time away from home, you spend about 25% of your wee…

Make the Most of Food

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

It’s a fact: You need fewer calories with age, yet the suggested in…

How to Have a Happy, Healthier Vacation

Valerie Latona

I had the best intentions: I packed my protein powder; I brought my g…

Healthy Summer Eats for Strong Bones

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Summer lasts just two months, but the season offers lots of opportuni…

Eat to Energize

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

We all need a break from our daily routine, but summer vacations, cel…

How to Makeover Your Diet—in 3 Simple …

Valerie Latona

Eating healthier doesn’t have to be hard — or make you feel depri…

Eat to Support Your Bones

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Calcium and vitamin D garner lots of attention for building and maint…

Spring Clean Your Diet

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

Spring is in the air, and that means summer is not far behind. As the…

Dietary Supplements

Dr. Jeffrey B. Blumberg

National surveys consistently reveal that older adults often fall far short of meeting their nutritional requirements from their diet. This is partly due to their dietary choices, age-related impairments in their ability to absorb and utilize some nutrients, medication-induced nutrient deficiencies, and increased nutrient requirements due to common chronic conditions. While dietary supplements should never be consid...

Dietary Recommendations

Dr. Jeffrey B. Blumberg

It is always a challenge to eat healthfully and know you are getting the right amount of essential nutrients and other important dietary constituents like fiber and phytochemicals. This challenge is even harder for adults over 50 years as their physical activity and the total amount of food they consume declines with advancing age. While eating less may result in fewer calories consumed and match their lower energy ...

Healthy Eating for the Entire Family

Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD

If you’re like me, you crave a more balanced life with less to do a…

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Salad Bar Traps

A salad is an easy way to boost your daily intake of fruits and vegetables-and thus, good-for-you vitamins and minerals. Keep it that way by avoiding these common snares that can turn your lean lunch bad.

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Translating Food Labels

Does nutrition label lingo seem as foreign as another language? Use this ingredients guide to help read and interpret food labels so you can make healthy food decisions more readily.

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Gather Around The Table

Recent studies suggest that families that eat together tend to eat healthier than their harried counterparts.