Featured Articles : Nutrition

Try to drink about eight glasses of fluids every day.
May 07, 2024

H20 for healthy aging

Water is essential for just about every function in our bodies, from keeping our organs working properly to regulating our...

NIH Research, Healthy Aging, Nutrition
Many of Cassey Ho's popular workout videos include demonstrations of yoga positions.
August 18, 2022

Cassey Ho is staying fit while loving herself

Working toward a goal Fitness trainer and entrepreneur Cassey Ho has won a large audience through her online fitness videos...

Nutrition, Exercise

Parents who practice responsive feeding help their children learn positive eating habits from a young age.
August 05, 2022

Healthy habits that last a lifetime: How to practice responsive feeding

Feeding time can be hard for new parents, especially since babies can’t use words to tell you when they’re hungry...

Child Development, Nutrition
Teaching parents how to recognize and respond to their baby’s cues can help promote healthy growth.
August 05, 2022

Preventing childhood obesity: Program for first-time parents promotes healthy growth in firstborn babies and their siblings

An NIH-funded study called Intervention Nurses Start Infants Growing on Healthy Trajectories (INSIGHT), has been shown to support healthy weight...

Child Development, Nutrition

Experts recommend that adults eat 1.5 to 2 cups of fruit and 2 to 3 cups of vegetables per day.
August 18, 2021

Eat fruit and vegetables, live longer

Most of us know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for our health. But a new study from the...

Eating a heart-healthy diet can reduce or prevent high cholesterol in most people.
April 06, 2021

What you do now can prevent heart disease later

Jennifer Robinson, M.D., studies cholesterol and cholesterol drug therapies with support from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute....

Cholesterol, Nutrition

April 05, 2019

Red meat and the risk of heart disease

Lean red meat in moderation is a great source of protein, iron, vitamin B12, and zinc. But too much red...

Heart Diseases, Nutrition
July 11, 2018

DASH: Eat your way to lower blood pressure

What is DASH? DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This eating plan is based on research studies sponsored...

Blood Pressure, DASH Eating Plan, Nutrition

April 24, 2018

Cholesterol: The good, the bad, and the unhealthy

We hear about cholesterol in the news, in diets, and on advertisements. But what exactly is it? Cholesterol is a...

Cholesterol, Nutrition
January 25, 2018

Can potassium help your heart?

Potassium is a mineral in your body that helps your nerves and muscles work. A recent study provides early evidence...

Cardiovascular Disease, Nutrition

Personal Story

October 13, 2017

Love and life without gluten

Rose Perry and Jack Gottschalk are partners. They also both have celiac disease, an immune condition in which you have...

Celiac Disease, Nutrition, Personal Story