Food & Nutrition

Diets

General diet information and guidance, as well as tailored diets for those living with a chronic illness.

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Nutrition

Protect Your Skin with the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet—rich in antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids—can help lower your risk of developing skin cancer.

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Nutrition

Special Report: What to Eat When You Have Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis

Get the latest diet and food recommendations from the National Psoriasis Foundation medical advisory board.

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Nutrition

Survivors Reduce Cancer Death Risk with Diet

Cancer survivors can lower their risk of cancer-related death in the future by up to 65 percent through a diverse, low fat diet.

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To Live Longer, Change Your Eating Habits

If longevity is on your mind as you get older, research shows that changing your diet is the best way to add years onto your life.

Nutrition

10 Foods on the MIND Diet

This menu may help cut your risk of dementia, the latest evidence shows.

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Lifestyle

Low Carb Vs. High Carb Diets

Low carb diets are popular for weight loss and diabetes management. Learn how they compare to modern high-carb diets and their long-term health impacts.

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Nutrition

Low-Carb Diets Different for Men and Women

Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health, but your gender might affect the outcome.

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Travel

12 Healthy Fast Food Finds

Stopping for fast food is sometimes inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy. These are the menu items you should pick.

Lifestyle

Foods to Stock up on While Traveling

Traveling and going on vacation doesn’t have to mean gaining five pounds. Prepare and pack the right foods.

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Nutrition

Do Processed Foods Belong in a Heart-Healthy Diet?

It may seem impossible to find processed foods that fit within a heart healthy diet but a few might make the cut. Learn more about convenient foods that will also keep you healthy.

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Should You Be Eating More MCT Oils?

Are MCT oils like coconut oil and butter from grass-fed beef really healthier for you?

Meet the Experts

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Health Professional, Medical Reviewer
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Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.

Amy Hendel, P.A.
Health Writer
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Amy Hendel P.A.,The HealthGal, is a medical/lifestyle reporter, nutrition/fitness expert, Health Coach/brand ambassador.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Health Writer
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Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.