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Healthy raspberry, oatmeal parfait.

Simple Swaps to Healthy Up Your Diet

How to kick processed foods out of your life—and save your heart too.

Good nutrition, healthy salad diet.

A Simple Way to Lower Your Cancer Risk

Improving your diet may be one of the most powerful steps you can take to protect yourself against cancer.

Clean eating concept, healthy salad.

When Does 'Clean Eating' Become a Disorder?

It is possible to overdo healthy eating. A new study pinpoints risk factors for the eating disorder orthorexia.

Coffee, iced and hot drinks.

The Science Behind Your Love for Coffee and Beer

It’s not as obvious as you may think — in fact, it’s in your genes.

Two young boys drinking a sugary beverage with colorful straws.

What Happens When Kids Don’t Drink Enough Water — and What You Can Do to Make Sure Yours Do

As many as 1 in 5 kids say they don’t drink water regularly. Find out what they’re downing instead (and what they’re risking because of it).

Fresh head of lettuce.

Eat Your Way to Stronger Heart

Heart failure is a serious condition that affects millions of adults in the U.S., but this new study gives us one clear-cut way to lower our risk.

Man eating pizza at night.

These Eating Habits Could Endanger Your Heart

When (and if) you eat certain meals throughout the day could have serious implications for your cardiovascular health, according to new research.

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Here’s Why You Should Get Your Main Nutrients From Food, Not Supplements

Put down the vitamin bottle for a second and listen up: A new study found that it’s the nutrients from food you eat that benefit you most.

NIghtshade vegetables including tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant.

The Truth About Nightshade Veggies

Tom Brady says to “hold the nightshades,” but should you?

Tofu and peas.

Your Diet Can Help Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are on the rise, and it may be because of our diet. Here's what you can do to prevent this painful condition.