Nutrition

Basically, nutrition is the food we eat— the nutrients that are necessary for health and growth. Guidelines for specific nutrient intake are published by the USDA and are based on height, weight, and gender. Find out more about nutrition here:

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What do mac and cheese, pancakes, and pizza have in common? They're delicious. But they're also heavy in carbs and can leave you feeling tired and annoyed—until now. These lighter versions of popular high-carb meals might even taste better than the originals!
During a long, sweaty run, normal eating rules go out the window. Instead of protein and fiber, the body needs sugars—food that will quickly digest and send energy straight to your muscles. These snacks should help your running times and satisfy your sweet tooth!

Little changes can really add up to big results. Check out these 89 easy ways to tweak your daily routine and get healthier and fitter fast!

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The FDA has proposed making food labels significantly more readable, user-friendly, and relevant to the way people actually eat. Get the lowdown on what changes have been proposed and why!
Feeling under the weather? Check out our list of food and drinks that’ll get you back to tip-top shape in no time.

Sayonara, refined sugar— there are others way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Think outside the sugar packet and try these 30 different ways to sweeten any meal or snack.

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Little changes can really add up to big results. Check out these 89 easy ways to tweak your daily routine and get healthier and fitter fast!

All that crunching and chewing takes work— but enough labor to negate the calories of the food consumed?

Kelly Fitzpatrick reflects on the first week of the Greatist challenge, eating healthy for $60 a week.

Avocado lovers, rejoice! A new study suggests people who consume the little green delights have healthier diets overall.

Wanna feel like Popeye? Spinach contains a heaping helping antioxidants, anti-inflammatory nutrients, and vitamins that promote vision and muscle health.

Keep it healthier (and more affordable) using these tips to eat better with minimal effort.

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