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Six Ways to Eat Safe

From organic standards to genetic modifications to animal antibiotics, food safety issues are hotly debated between consumer health advocates and those with commercial agendas. Food Sleuth Melinda Hemmelgarn sorts through the confusion by updating us on the facts that matter—and shows us what we can do about it.

Health Rules

Crazy Sexy Kitchen author Kris Carr shares her recipes for a scrumptious strawberry smoothie and a beyond-healthy kale salad.

Grow, Pick, Grill

Americans are growing more food than flowers these days. Our award-winning cookbook authors show how to grill garden-fresh produce for mouthwatering goodness.

Edible Hormones

Eating appropriately nutritious foods is a natural way to balance hormones that helps relieve symptoms of menopause, protect against breast cancer and preserve bone health. These four powerhouse foods top the drug-free approach.

Eating Ecology

How we choose, prepare, cook, serve and preserve our food can improve nutrition, weight loss, cost savings and the environment.

The Better Brain Diet

Many brain health experts are now focusing on food as a critical defense against dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Promising clinical trials suggest that nutritional changes may stave off cognitive impairment.

Feeding Ourselves Well

As a way to feed ourselves well, urban gardening is taking root. A new crop of farmers defies stereotypes as millions of Americans now participate in growing mainstay foods.

Food & Mood

Habitually eating in response to our emotions can cause weight gain and health problems. Follow these suggestions to help rebalance the body’s chemistry and biochemical signals (hunger, cravings and fullness).

Sustainable Weight Loss

Health experts agree that many foods can play multiple roles in weight loss. Learn which key foods to add to your diet.

Healthy Holiday Baking

Yum! What could be more comforting than the scent and taste of homebaked treats? These healthy options are perfect for festive celebrations, hostess gifts or exchanges.