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A Week of Healthy Meal Plans
Description and links to a week's worth of healthful balanced menus -- 2,200 calories per day.
Moderation: When Eating Something Bad is Actually Good
You may have an easier time following a healthful balanced diet when you allow yourself have a treat now and then.
Which is Worse, Eating a Pan of Brownies at Once or Over a Few Days?
A reader wants to know if it's worse to eat a whole pan of brownies in one day, eat two each day. Here's my answer.
What You Need to Know About High-Fiber Foods
Fiber is important for a healthy digestive system and be good for your heart. Are you getting enough fiber in your diet? Here's a list of foods that contain fiber.
Flax seeds are rich in alpha-linolenic acid, a type of omega-3 fatty acid. They also contain fiber. Learn more about flax seeds.
How Nutritious is a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich?
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are delicious and they're so easy to make. But are they good for you? I've got nutrition information for a regular PB&J, and I'll also show you how to make a healthier version.
Which Foods are Whole Grains?
The United States Department of Agriculture says half of your grains should be whole. But what counts as a whole grain? Here's how to tell which foods are whole grain foods.
How to Make Ramen Noodles Healthier
Ramen noodles are high in fat, sodium, and calories, but they're cheap and convenient. While they're probably never going to be the centerpiece of a healthy meal, I have a few tips for making ramen noodle meals at least a little bit healthier.
Five Fabulous Foods for Fiber
Your body needs fiber and you want to eat delicious foods. Here are five foods that accomplish both.
What are Some Nutritious Snacks for TV Watching?
A few ideas for healthy snacks -- perfect for when you binge-watch your favorite TV series.
Are Chestnuts Nutritious?
Chestnuts are a holiday tradition. They're good for you, but not as nutritious as other nuts.