Study: Cutting Salt Intake Would Boost Nation’s Health

(Getty Images)  By Ray Hainer WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2010 (Health.com) — If Americans cut their salt intake by just half a teaspoon per day, it would produce public health benefits on par with reducing high cholesterol, smoking, or obesity, a...

The Best of Nutrition Blogs

 By Julie Upton, RD The Internet is still the Wild Wild West when it comes to finding nutrition information that is credible and stands up to serious scientific scrutiny. That’s why it’s so hard to find reliable information—how can you...

More Americans Are Going Meatless: Here’s Why (and How)

 By Julie Upton, RD If you’ve read my previous blogs, you may know that I'm a flexitarian—meaning that I eat a plant-centric diet with occasional servings of lean meat, poultry, or fish—for most of the year. I also follow a...

Is Black Rice the New Brown?

Getty Images  By Carina Storrs THURSDAY, August 26 (Health.com) — According to ancient Chinese legend, black rice was so rare, tasty, and nutritious that only the emperors were allowed to eat it. Times have changed. Although black rice is still...

4 Things to Look for in the Frozen Food Section

When I go grocery shopping with my clients, many assume that we’re going to skip the frozen food section altogether. The truth is, while I’m a huge advocate for eating more fresh fare and fewer packaged products, there are some...

5 Things That Might Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Dairy

5 Things That Might Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Dairy Thinking about eliminating milk, cheese, butter, and other dairy products from your diet? You're not alone. Whether or not to give up dairy—and how to do it—is "one...

How a Wild New Year's Eve Affects Your Body, Plus How to Bounce Back Afterward 

How a Wild New Year's Eve Affects Your Body, Plus How to Bounce Back Afterward  Most people think that if you overate and over-drank on New Year’s Eve, you did the night right. And to some extent, that’s fair. NYE...

7 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

7 Health Benefits of Cucumbers This underestimated veggie is full of surprising perks. I adore cucumbers. I snack on slices, and add them to salads and jugs of H2O. I use cucumbers to scoop up guacamole, tahini, pesto, or olive tapenade;...

The Three Most Dramatic Changes to My Body From Whole30

The Three Most Dramatic Changes to My Body From Whole30 My Whole30 results were life-changing. Not until I turned 27 did I realize the gut-wrenching truth of what my mom had been squawking about for years. “Your body changes every...

This Super-Popular Protein Bar Is Included in Today’s Amazon Prime Day Sale

This Super-Popular Protein Bar Is Included in Today’s Amazon Prime Day Sale Obsessed with RX Bars? You need to stock up today. Here's some exciting news for anyone who basically lives on RX Bars (which includes us, by the way):...
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