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Why You Should Probably Reconsider Your Gluten-Free Diet Unless You Really Need It

A new study shows going G-free if you don't *need to* might mean you're missing out on important health benefits.

What the Eff Is Teff and How Do You Eat It?

You're going to want to start eating this tiny grain—and a lot of it.

The Health Benefits of Sorghum

It's an ancient grain and a nutritional powerhouse.

10 Ancient Grains to Switch Up Your Healthy Carbs

Take a cue from our ancestors and pack in nutrients without packing on the pounds.

The Best and Worst Foods for Flat Abs

Find out which foods are making (or breaking) your six-pack abs.

How Bad and Good Carbs Affect Your Brain

See why some carbs boost brain health while others cause mental anguish.

10 Good-for-You Gluten Recipes Under 400 Calories

Unless you're intolerant, gluten can be really good for you! These healthy recipes fill you up, minus the empty calories.

7 Whole Grains to Break You Out of Your Brown Rice Rut

If brown rice and whole wheat pasta are always on your menu, you've been missing out! Try 7 other whole grains options to breathe new life into your recipes.

Low Carb Diet Linked to Shorter Life Expectancy

If you’ve sworn off breads, rice, and oats you may be missing out on a huge health perk.

White Bread May Boost Good Gut Bacteria—But Does That Make It Healthy?

Researchers say it can boost beneficial bacteria in your stomach, but hold off on giving up whole-grain loaves just yet.

Ask the Diet Doctor: Benefits of Sprouted Grains

Trendy germinated grains, nuts, and beans are said to have more nutrients—but is the difference that big of a deal?

Girl Scouts Debut Gluten-Free and Whole-Grain Cookies

And a whole-grain cookie—but are they any healthier for you?

10 New Ways to Eat Quinoa

This satisfying superfood is more versatile than you think!

Ask the Diet Doctor: Should I Soak Nuts, Seeds, and Grains?

Learn the best strategy to help you absorb the most nutrients from your meals and snacks.

Ask the Diet Doctor: Overrated Health Foods

These 3 foods aren’t as good for you as you’ve been told.

The Weight-Loss Nutrient You're Still Not Eating Enough Of

Learn easy ways to add more of this superfood to your diet to slim down faster, protect your heart, and possibly live longer.

Ask the Diet Doctor: What Counts as a Carb?

Find out which veggies are actually carbs and easy ways to cut your intake.

Change One Word, Lose Weight Faster

These tiny tweaks to your order can slash major calories and fat.

Nutritionist Approved Crackers

Don’t fall for false claims like “multigrain” or “high fiber.” Learn how to discern the good from the bad plus, check out four of our favorites.

The Ultimate Happy Diet

Healthy weight, a long life, and a happy disposition; sounds like a pretty good package, huh? Studies show you can have it all with this diet!

4 Healthy Cereal Options

Forget sugary cereals that leave you feeling hungry in no time! These four healthy cereals fill you up, not out.

Popcorn Packs More Antioxidants Than Produce

Move over celery sticks! New research shows that popcorn actually has more antioxidants than fruits and veggies.

Break Out of Your Brown Rice Rut

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares seven whole grains you should add to your healthy eating repertoire and recipes for how to enjoy each one!

6 Easy Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Focusing on what you CAN do and what you CAN eat makes managing your cholesterol easy and painless. Find out what you can do to help yourself starting today!

Superfoods That Fight Stress

We recently wrote about foods that cause stress. Now our nutritionist weighs in on four power foods that can fight stress.