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How I Help Vegans & Vegetarians Optimize Their Diets

A plant-based diet provides numerous benefits. They're typically lower in damaging fats but higher in fiber and other nutrients, which may explain why...

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN
April 11 2016

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

In functional medicine, we apply the “food first” philosophy—that means changing what you’re eating before jumping to a pill, even a supplement.

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 10 2016

6 Ingredients For Delicious Plant-Based Baking (Plus Recipe!)

Our top food experts share their recommendations for plant-based baking substitutes and add-ins to deliver more flavor and goodness in every bite....

March 24 2016

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Whole Grains (Before Going Gluten-Free)

I often tell my patients who haven't been diagnosed with celiac or another gluten intolerance to fully consider the decision before tossing out whole...

Ernest Brown, M.D., M.S.
March 21 2016

What Eating On An Elimination Diet Actually Looks Like

One of the biggest misconceptions of the elimination diet is that you have to trade taste for nutrition. The truth is you can both—and you don't have...

9 Nutrients You Need For Great Sleep + How To Get More Of 'Em

There are many factors that can influence a great night's sleep—but one of the most important is eating right. Here's what research shows about the...

Shawn Stevenson
March 15 2016

15 Hormone-Healthy Foods I Always Keep In My Fridge

I subscribe to one specific way of eating, and I wholeheartedly believe it’s a universal way to help address the full spectrum of hormonal chaos. To...

Alisa Vitti
March 14 2016

The 4 Food Rules I Give My Patients For Healthy Weight Loss

A sustainable weight-loss plan has to acknowledge that one size does not fit all. That's why I recommend these effective nutrition rules, which can...

Jamé Heskett, M.D.
March 11 2016

5 Foods To Eat To Boost Your Fertility

Digestion and nutrition play a key role in just about every aspect of our health — including fertility. Dr. Jamie Grifo of the NYU Fertility Center...

Kyra Phillips
March 10 2016

Why You Need To Stop Throwing Away Avocado Pits

Did you know that 70 percent of an avocado's antioxidants are found in its seed? Here is exactly why and how to utilize the avocado's most important...

Kristy Rao
March 9 2016

5 Foods That May Help Manage Endometriosis

Lena Dunham recently opened up about how food helps her feel great while living with this chronic condition. Robyn Srigley, a health coach and...

Robyn Srigley
February 27 2016

What I Wish Everyone Knew About Eating Fats: A Doctor Explains

The right fats can help you become lean, healthy, and vibrant. In fact, according to Dr. Mark Hyman, eating more of the right fats can lead to a...

February 23 2016

6 Foods That Boost Men's Sexual Health (According To Science)

In a new study, researchers discovered that men who ate more of these key fruits had a lower risk of erectile dysfunction.

Joel Kahn, M.D.
February 22 2016

6 Foods I Recommend Eating Every Day For A Long Life: A Doctor Explains

Eating practically nothing but potatoes would, by definition, be a whole-food, plant-based diet—but not a very healthy one. All plant foods are not...

Michael Greger, M.D.
January 28 2016

5 Ways I Build Strong Bones Without Dairy

You can get all of the calcium your body needs without ever touching a glass of cow’s milk.

JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN
January 21 2016

9 Spices & Herbs Everyone Should Eat For Optimal Health: A Doctor Explains

In our new book, Smart Fat, we share some of our favorite flavors, which we encourage you to use liberally to enliven your meals.

Dr. Steven Masley
January 18 2016

A 5-Minute Recipe To Take Your Avocado Toast To The Next Level

As the chef and owner of Tertulia, located in New York City, I am constantly reinventing Spanish cuisine in an inventive and approachable way. Today,...

Seamus Mullen
January 17 2016

5 Healthy Foods That Are Even More Nutritious When Paired Together

Dr. Gary Kaplan is a leader in the field of integrative medicine, which combines the best elements of Western medicine and alternative treatments....

Gary Kaplan, D.O.
January 8 2016

5 Ways To Support Someone With An Eating Disorder (And 5 Things NEVER To Do)

Watching someone you love self-destruct is a heartbreaking experience. When someone we care about has an eating disorder — whether it's anorexia,...

Melainie Rogers, M.A., CEDRD
December 24 2015

11 Things Nutritionists Order At Mexican Restaurants

To help you navigate the menu better next time, here are some healthy ordering ideas from our favorite nutritionists, health coaches, and physicians.

Gabrielle Frank
December 11 2015