What to eat
It’s all right here—which foods protect (or harm) your health, delicious recipes, and the best (and worst) picks at supermarkets and restaurants.
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Want to eat healthy foods to cut your risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, weight gain, and more? Start here.
The healthiest diet
What to avoid
Are you eating too many refined carbs?
The good stuff
Piling on fruits and vegetables
Butter isn't back
5 dairy & meat myths
More on what to eat
Healthy eating isn't always simple. So we sort through the latest research and interview leading scientists about how to lower your risk of disease, protect the planet, avoid risky additives, and evaluate flimsy claims about health.
Trying to avoid cancer, heart disease, a stroke, memory loss, diabetes, osteoporosis, vision loss, or just a cold?What to know
Weight & health
How does weight affect health? And if you want to lose—or not gain—weight, should you cut carbs, fat, ultra-processed foods, or calories?What to do
Fact vs. fiction
Which claims can you trust? We separate the facts from fiction on health, food, weight loss, supplements, and more.Get informed
The planet & your health
Changing your diet alone won’t reverse climate change, but it can help. And many planet-friendly foods help your health, too.Why it's a win-win
Avoid food poisoning
We break down which microbes are most likely to cause food poisoning…and how to prevent it.Keep food safe
Additives & contaminants
From additives like aspartame to dyes, we tell you which are safe and which are risky. Plus: contaminants in food.Ingredients to watch
Our healthy shopping articles are jam-packed with advice to find the best—and dodge the worst—picks at your supermarket.
The best ice cream bars and more
Get some culture
What's new in the yogurt aisle
How to pick the healthiest nuts and seeds
The best entrées in the freezer case
How to spot the best whole-grain wraps, pitas, buns, bagels, etc.
Looking for a healthier or lower-calorie restaurant food order? We break down what to eat...and what to skip.
Get it to go?
Our guide to placing healthier takeout orders
What's the catch?
How to decode calorie labels on restaurant menus
Cuisine by Cuisine
Counting calories in Thai, Chinese, Italian, etc.
Soup or salad?