Nutrition Blog

Here’s Why It Feels Like You Always Have Room for Dessert

 

Plus three smart strategies for enjoying dessert without wrecking your healthy diet. 

The Keto Diet Helped These 5 Grocery Store Coworkers Lose Over 200 Pounds

 

The "Keto Krew" in Texas is the mid-week inspiration you need.

Is Ice Cream Healthy? A Nutritionist’s Take on Halo Top and Other ‘Healthier’ Brands

 

Here's what you should know about high-protein, low-cal ice creams and dairy-free alternatives before you dig in.

Is Dairy-Free Ice Cream Actually Better for You?

 

Find out how your favorite vegan scoop stacks up against the real thing.

6 Health Benefits of Mangoes

 

The delicious fruit can help your skin, hair, eyes, immune system, and more!

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

 

Sure, the flavorful spice can fight nausea–but that's not its only superpower.

Is Dairy Actually Healthy?

 

We looked at the latest research and asked two nutritionists for their thoughts on milk, cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. 

7 Things You Should Know About Matcha

 

This form of green tea is getting a lot of buzz.

Poll: Are You Eating Too Much Salt?

 

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Salt not only adds flavor to your favorite foods, but it is also essential for proper fluid balance and muscle function. But too much of this nutrient can lead to high blood pressure, which increases your risk for cardiovascular disease.

But just because you don't reach for the saltshaker doesn't guarantee you aren't being overloaded with sodium—processed foods, condiments, and restaurant fare all tend to have high amounts. So how well do you do when it comes to salt intake? Take our quick poll to see how much you know about this mouthwatering mineral.

 

 

 

 

3 Things People Get Completely Wrong About Vitamin Supplements

 

Supplements have made headlines for being mislabeled, tainted, and even linked to cancer. So do you need them? Here are common misconceptions that could lead to more risks than benefits.

These 15 Supplement Ingredients Carry Serious Health Risks, According to a New Report

 

Think cancer, cardiac arrest, liver damage, and more.

7 Health Benefits of Tomatoes

 

Turns out the humble tomato is full of surprising perks for your skin, your gut, and more.

5 Habits of Vegetarians You Should Steal

 

Even semi-vegetarians weigh less and have lower risks of high blood pressure and diabetes. Here are some healthy habits you can adopt, even if you aren’t interested in a vegetarian lifestyle.

How Often Is Too Often to Eat Sushi or Other Raw Fish?

 

Please don't take our spicy tuna rolls away.

5 Dishes You Should Avoid (and the 5 You Should Order) at Sushi Restaurants

 

As virtuous as the popular Japanese delicacy can be, sushi can easily turn into a major calorie and sodium bomb. The next time you go to a sushi restaurant, order a better option instead.

This Is Our Nutritionist’s Favorite Frozen Cauliflower Pizza Crust

 

Plus four healthy topping combos starring healthy fat, protein, and lots of veggies.

What to Know About Pumpkin Spice Lattes, From a Nutritionist Who Loves Them

 

They're back at Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks next week!

Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

 

It's from Starbucks' "secret" menu.

6 Halloween-Themed Foods You Really Should Be Afraid Of

 

You already know that candy isn't the best, but dipping into your kids' stash won't totally derail you. Here are six things that can really come back to haunt you!

6 Things This Nutritionist Wishes She Knew About Food Years Ago

 

One registered dietitian shares the core principles she's learned over 20 years in the field.

A Harvard Professor Called Coconut Oil ‘Pure Poison’—Here’s What You Need to Know  

 

Our nutritionist explains everything you've ever wondered about coconut oil.

Is It Really That Bad to Eat Non-Organic Produce?

 

Are non-organic fruits and veggies really so bad? Here's what Health's contributing medical editor thinks.