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How Pomegranate Seeds Keep You From Overeating

This pretty seasonal fruit can help you fight off colds, boost your heart, and avoid overeating.

What is Kombucha?

Kombucha has been making waves as the latest go-to health drink, but is this stinky, fermented beverage really worth the sip?

Eat to Beat PMS

4 foods proven to help beat boat, manage cravings, and reduce cramps during that time of the month.

Eat to Beat Anxiety: 4 Foods That Reduce Stress

4 foods proven to help reduce stress and create a calm from the inside out.

6 Things You Don't Know About Kale

Research-backed reasons why your leafy green main squeeze is here to stay.

7 Times When Food Is the Answer

Stuffing your face is usually not the answer, but in these situations, a bite may be just what you need.

12 Exotic Healing Foods

Soothe skin, fight stress, sleep better, and more with these potent plants and herbs.

Add These Healthy Seeds to Your Diet

These nutritional superstars don't get enough recognition! Here's why.

The Many Benefits of Greek Yogurt

This nutritious snack has more benefits than you may realize.

6 May Superfoods to Eat This Month

These warm-weather fruits and veggies pack serious health benefits.

The Best Foods for All-Day Energy

Put the pep back in your step with these nutrient-boosting foods.

The 10 Best Leafy Greens

Find out if kale really is king and iceberg sinks when it comes to nutrition.

Is There a 'Right Way' to Eat Fruit?

How and when you should fill up on fruit.

5 Health Benefits of Honey

From skincare to nutrition, five reasons to use more honey.

Is Eating Eggs as Bad as Smoking?

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass offers her take on a new study that vilifies eggs—her advice may just surprise you!

Is Olive Oil Better than We Ever Thought?

When you find out just how good it is, you’ll want to try all these creative uses for the uber-healthy oil. Plus, learn the truth about olive oil’s smoke point.

The Healthiest Color for Eating and Exercising

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about how the color green can enhance your workouts and shares her feel good green salad

Popeye Was Right! How Spinach Helps Build Muscle

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares new research about how spinach and other produce helps build and maintain metabolism boosting muscle.

5 Steps to Ease into a Vegan Diet

5 simple steps to ease into a plant-based diet.

Your Daily Cup of Coffee May Be Linked to a Longer Life Span

Could that daily cup of joe be keeping you alive? Surprising new research on the benefits of coffee emerges.

Why You Should Dine with Roy G Biv

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass explains why it’s important to incorporate color into your diet and how to get every color in every day—including indigo and violet!

Summer's Secret Weight Loss Weapon

Five ways berries can help you slim down and a few healthy ways to gobble them up!

How Red Wine Might Help Block Fat Cells From Forming

While some of red wine's health benefits may still be under investigation, new research points to a compound in red wine that might help fight the battle of the bulge.

Edible Cosmetics Redefine Inner Beauty

New tasty cosmetics may give you clear skin, healthy hair, and bright eyes.

Eat Chocolate, Weigh Less? The Not-So-Sweet Truth

Do people who eat chocolate really have a lower BMI than those who don't? Before you run out and snap up those chocolate bunnies, here are the facts about the sweet stuff.

How Your Nose Can Help You Shed Pounds

Learn to use your sense of smell to help you control your appetite.