Food & Nutrition Topics


Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookies for the Win

These delicious gluten-free chocolate chip cookies are good year-round, but are especially helpful in the fall at school time, when your children need flour-free treats for school activities.

By PJ Hamel

Gluten-free Pumpkin Toffee Bars, Anyone?

Combining our love of pumpkin with the crunch of toffee bars, these little desserts are great for fall – but you might love them so much, you bake them other times of the year, too!

By PJ Hamel

10 Things Dietitians Always Keep in Their Pantry

If you want to eat like a dietitian, stock your pantry with these items.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

7 Add-ins For Your Smoothie

What “extras” should you be adding to your smoothie, and are they worth the cost?

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

3 Benefits of Weight Loss on Psoriasis

If you’re overweight, shedding the pounds may improve your psoriasis.

By Gabe Horwitz

Is 'Bulletproof Coffee' Really Bulletproof?

Bulletproof Coffee is all the rage. But is it right for you?

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Will the Future in Dieting be Guided by Genetics?

Struggling to lose weight? Science may soon be able to match a diet to your personal genetics.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Teen 'Rebellion' Motivates Healthier Eating

If you’re a parent, you’ve likely tried some reverse psychology on your kids, with results both good and bad. Two studies suggest that teens will choose healthier fare when they think it’s a rebellious act, or being cool, or because they’re inspired ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Do Artificial Sweeteners Make You Crave Sugar, Gain Weight?

You probably use artificial sweeteners if you’re trying to lose weight or cut calories. Artificial sweeteners have few or zero calories, but provide the sweet taste you crave in many foods and beverages. But a new study suggests artificial sweeteners ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.