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Plate of fried chicken.

Women, Put Down That Fried Chicken

Just one serving of fried chicken per day increases the overall risk of death in postmenopausal women by 13 percent, according to a study published in the BMJ.

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Which Foods Are Good for Thyroid Patients?

Explore foods good for people with thyroid conditions like hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.

Three Recipes: Spicy roasted chickpeas, 10-minute salmon, and dairy-free chocolate ice cream.

3 Healthy Recipes Every Woman Should Try

We all want to eat healthier — but who has the time? Enjoy these fast, easy, and delicious recipes.

Edamame with salt.

8 Foods That Can Harm Bone Health

Which foods should you exclude from your diet when you want to boost your bone health and reduce your osteoporosis risk?

Mediterranean food.

How the Mediterranean Diet Lowers Heart Disease Risk

Women who follow a Mediterranean- diet high in plant foods and olive oil and low in meats and processed foods have a 25 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than women who eat a typical American diet.

Pregnant woman eating fruit bowl.

What to Eat When You're Pregnant

What should you be including in your diet during pregnancy to get the most nutritional benefits for you and the baby? Get ideas here.

Middle age menopausal women eating a healthy meal together.

Nutrition Tips to Keep You Healthy Through Menopause

Your diet is just as important as you age as it has been all your life, so don't let menopause be when you stop paying attention. Here are some key areas to focus on.

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Gifts From the Heart For the Heart

When mom has heart problems, you don’t want to give her a gift that could further harm her. These heart-healthy gifts will not only show you care, but they could even improve her heart health.

High carb foods.

High Carb Diet May Be Linked to Earlier Menopause

Diet can affect the age at which a woman experiences menopause, according to a study. A diet high in carbohydrates like pasta and rice is associated with early menopause.

Pregnant woman standing on scale.

Too Much Weight in Early Pregnancy Linked to Early Childhood

Before starting a family, it’s important to talk with your doctor about what a healthy pregnancy weight means for you.