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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.

The Latest

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Lifestyle

Fight Psoriatic Inflammation With These 8 Food Rules

There’s no magic food that will instantly eliminate symptoms of psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, but there are some simple guidelines proven to help.

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Everything You Need to Know About Eating with UC

Ulcerative colitis has a way of taking away your appetite (and not just because of what's going on in the bathroom). We'll help you understand the role food plays in your symptoms, and how to ensure it helps you heal instead of hurt.

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Kitchen Must-Haves for People With Diabetes

Stock your kitchen with these staples to make life with diabetes easier, healthier, and tastier.

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Nutrition

Super Snacks for Hypoglycemia

Need a quick blood-sugar boost? Stock up on these snacks and stash them everywhere!

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Lifestyle

10 Healthy Eating Tips for MS

When you eat to beat the inflammation associated with MS, you’ll not only start to feel better day to day but you’ll get some bonus health benefits, too.

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Lifestyle

What's the Best Diet for People With MS?

The short answer: a healthy one! We've got doctor-approved advice can improve your overall health and your quality of life, too.

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Recipe/Cooking

5 Holiday Smoothies to Help You Reset

Ready to lighten up after the turkey, stuffing, and pie? These easy smoothies are a great place to start.

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Cholesterol

11 Sneaky Habits That Can Raise Triglycerides

You exercise and try to eat right, but your doc is still telling you your triglycerides are too high? Maybe it’s those less-than-obvious habits (looking at you coffee drinks!) that are to blame.

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Brain

The Diet That Reduces Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Where’s your plate? Here’s how eating turkey and drinking wine (in moderation) can boost brain power.

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Nutrition

Is Your New Diet Making Your Psoriasis Worse?

No sugar. Low carb. All the fat! Whether these eating edicts work on whittling your waist or not, there's evidence that certain diets can start (or stop) a psoriasis flare.

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.