Food & Nutrition

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

7 Fruits You Should Eat This Summer

Why blueberries rule—and more essential summer fruits!


Confirmed: Too Much Salt Raises Your Risk of Death

We know that a diet high in sodium can contribute to high blood pressure (hypertension) risk, but does this correlation actually raise heart disease and death risk? Yes, says a new study.

By Diane Domina

Can a Plant-Based Diet Help Fight Type 2 Diabetes?

Research suggests that plant-based diets can improve blood glucose control, promote weight loss, and improve cholesterol levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

By Diane Domina

Meet Your New Favorite Side Dish: RA-Friendly Sweet Potatoes

This sweet potato recipe incorporates many ingredients known to help alleviate inflammation in people with RA, such as ginger, turmeric, and parsley. Oh, and it’s delicious, so it’s a win-win.

By Emil DeAndreis

How to Avoid Excess Weight Gain With a Gluten-Free Diet

Living with celiac disease or gluten free for other reasons? These tips will help you avoid gaining extra weight.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Could Lentils Be One Key to Lower Blood Sugar?

Healthy adults can reduce their blood sugar levels by replacing starchy foods like rice and potatoes with lentils, also called pulses or legumes, suggests a small study.

By Diane Domina