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The Reason Comfort Food Makes You Feel Better

And the best way to keep it from wrecking your diet!

How to Eat Healthier by Tricking Your Brain

Can your memory really help you lose weight? Science says yes—plus 4 more research-backed hacks for healthy eating.

The 3 Healthiest Girl Scout Cookies

The holiday staple is back! Avoid overdoing it by choosing these better-for-you options.

Comfort Food Under 400 Calories: Chicken Parmesan

Chef Devin Alexander shares her healthy (and much slimmer!) take on the Italian classic.

Comfort Food Under 400 Calories: Three-Cheese Lasagna

Chef Devin Alexander shares her low-cal recipe for a hearty, gooey, lasagna that's surprisingly simple!

Stress Eating Can Make You Burn Fewer Calories

Another reason to turn to exercise, not comfort food, to nix anxiety (though you likely won’t gain 11 pounds).

Ask the Diet Doctor: Fat to Fight Sugar Cravings

Overcome the urge to inhale a batch of cookies with these 3 no-sweat strategies.

20 Satisfying Fall Meals for Any Diet

When you need some comfort food, we’ve got you covered, whether you’re eating gluten-free, vegan, or just plain healthy.

Is the Taco Bell Waffle Taco a Healthy Breakfast?

Taco Bell is expanding its offering of the waffle taco. How healthy is it compared to other on-the-go options?

8 Clean-Eating Recipes to Satisfy Any Craving

Satisfy an urge with these better-for-you recipes from clean eating experts.

You Ate It, Negate It! Thanksgiving Edition

See how much exercise it would take to torch off your favorite holiday dishes.

40 Crunchy and Creamy Healthy Snacks Under 200 Calories

Kick your craving for something crunchy or creamy without guilt!

This is Your Belly on Cocktails, Cookies, and More

Cookies, cocktails, and more of your favorite guilty pleasures. Is it worth the splurge?

10 Healthy Chili Recipes

Warm up on the coldest winter nights with these hearty and nutritious recipes.

Guilt-Free Comfort Food: Butternut Mac and Cheese

Butternut squash adds an extra layer of creamy comfort to the mix

Ask the Diet Doctor: Why Do I Crave Comfort Food?

An insatiable desire for all things cheesy, creamy, & carby may signal a serious health problem.

10 New Ways to Eat Oatmeal

Give your favorite healthy breakfast a makeover with these quick and easy recipes.

A Cheeseburger and French Fry Slim-Down

Yes, you can enjoy your favorite foods while on a diet! Learn the simple tweaks that one reader uses to slim-down her comfort food favorite: cheeseburgers and French fries!

The 5 Best Bacon Dishes We've Ever Seen

Plus, 5 equally decadent recipes better suited for your healthy diet.

Comfort Food: No Longer My Coping Strategy

Realizing comfort foods has become my go-to coping strategy when I’m upset has helped me revamp my diet, and my life.

Healthy Recipes For Your Favorite Comfort Foods

These good-for-you twists on classic comfort food let you indulge without a trace of guilt.

Chelsea's Favorite Turkey Meat Loaf

Get the delicious recipe prepared by her brother, Roy.