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How Many Calories Are Really in Your Smoothie?

Find out how your favorite shake ingredients stack up nutritionally so you can place a healthier order.

The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

That's right, carbs can help you skinny down—as long as you're eating these ones.

8 Facts About Pumpkin That Will Blow Your Gourd

Whether you're pumpkin-obsessed or in need of some seasonal cocktail party trivia, the following tidbits are sure to surprise and fascinate.

Why Sugar Isn't the Entire Story

According to "Mother Jones," yes, since the fried treat has less sugar. But our Weight Loss Coach says sugar isn't the entire story.

Simple Tips to Avoid Belly Bloat

Tips from nutritionist Cynthia Sass on what to eat and drink for a flat stomach.

Will New Mountain Dew Breakfast Drink Kickstart Your Mornings?

The a.m. beverage promises to "kickstart" your day. Our expert reveals if the ingredients are actually a smart morning choice.

9 Ingredients Nutritionists Won't Touch

If you see any of these listed on a food label, don't buy whatever you're holding.

PepsiCo to Remove Flame Retardant BVO from Gatorade

15-year-old Sarah Kavanagh's petition has paid off: PepsiCo will no longer include flame retardant brominated vegetable oil in Gatorade.

The Sexiest Healthy Food Porn

Cheesecake Factory's bistro shrimp pasta may be the worst food porn to eat, but you can enjoy these dishes without any guilt.

Nutrition Facts Label Turns 20

The nutrition panel on packaged foods was introduced 20 years ago and has changed during that time, but we have ideas for how to make it even more useful.

Are You Falling for These 10 Food Label Lies?

Discover the sneaky ways manufacturers cash in on your healthy intentions.

Read Labels, Stay Slim

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass shares how to avoid common mistakes when reading nutrition panels so you lose weight faster.

5 Tasty Ways to Slash Calories from Rocco DiSpirito

The Now Eat This host shows you how to cut hundreds of calories by making simple swaps

11 Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes

You'll never believe the nutrition stats on these decadent treats are true!

Do Calorie Counts on Fast Food Menus Really Work?

New research suggests that adding calorie counts to menus may not help to curb obesity.

Ask the Diet Doctor: Anatomy of a Candy Corn Oreo

Healthy treat or empty calories? We dissect this Halloween cookie.

McDonald’s Adds Calorie Counts to Menu

Will it make you think twice about your favorite fast foods? Learn new ways this information can help you order better.

The Healthiest Order at Chipotle

This meal keeps calories in check and is packed with protein, fresh veggies, and flavor

5 Health Benefits of Honey

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

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.

Salt Shockers! 5 Foods as Sodium-Packed as Soy Sauce

Sneaky sources of that awful jeans-and-rings-don’t-fit-feeling.

5 Nutrition Label Tricks to Avoid

Nutritionist Cynthia Sass reveals five nutrition label tricks manufacturers use to make food sound better than it is and how to avoid them when you hit the grocery store.

Everything You Need to Know About: Asparagus

Learn about the health benefits of in-season asparagus, how to pick, prep, and store it. Plus, get recipes and learn how they make white asparagus white!

Nutritional Rating Systems: What You Need to Know

NuVal, ANDI score, Guiding Stars. Here's what you need to know.

Are You Confused by Fast Food Nutrition Facts?

Sure calories are listed on many menus but large ranges (think 300-1,000 calories for a single item) make the info nearly useless. Nutritionist Cynthia Sass breaks it down and shows us how to order smart.