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Food & Nutrition

Latest trends and guidance on food, nutrition, and recipes for general healthy living and chronic illnesses.

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Weight

Coffee May Help You Lose Weight

Talk about a morning perk! New research shows that coffee may jumpstart your body’s fat-burning potential.

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food shopping with eczema

Let’s Talk About Eczema and Diet

When it comes to this skin condition and nutrition, it isn't as simple as eat this, not that. But knowing the correlation between certain foods and the complex disease can help take a bite out of the itch.

Peanut-Butter Cookie-Dough Bites

Peanut-Butter Cookie-Dough Bites

This treat provides a nice hit of protein without being overly sweet.

Cucumber and Tuna Salad Sushi Rolls

Cucumber and Tuna-Salad Sushi Rolls

Stay powered up between meals with a poppable high-protein snack.

Strawberry-Banana Nice Cream

Strawberry-Banana Nice Cream

Homemade “ice cream” that won’t leave your belly in pain? Yes!

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats With Almond Ricotta

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats With Almond Ricotta

Low-FODMAP with an Italian twist? Your UC belly will be happy, happy!

Sheet Pan Salmon Romesco With Green Beans and Crushed Potatoes

Sheet-Pan Salmon Romesco With Green Beans and Crushed Potatoes

This easy-to-digest meal takes just 15 minutes to prep.

Red Curry Chicken and Rice

Red Curry Chicken and Rice

Mild spices and white rice satisfy and soothe.

Seared Scallops With Avocado-Citrus Salsa

Seared Scallops With Avocado-Citrus Salsa

Simple scallops brighten up with a fresh low-FODMAP topper.

Lemony Orzo Salad With Flaked Salmon

Lemony Orzo Salad With Flaked Salmon

Simple pasta plus omega-rich salmon can soothe angry bellies.

Zucchini Noodles With Ginger-Peanut Sauce

Zucchini Noodles With Ginger-Peanut Sauce

This yummy lunch is low-FODMAP and low-carb, too. Don’t be surprised if it becomes an anytime go-to.

Meet the Experts

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
Health Writer

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