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:

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!

Nutrition label
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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The Standard American Diet, also known as “SAD,” is, well, pretty sad. Luckily improving the situation could be simple. Here's how to make sure you get your daily dose of essential nutrients from whole foods.

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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!

Omega-3 has been touted as one of the healthiest supplements, but something sounds a bit fishy. Is this fat too good to be true?

Kelly Fitzpatrick reflects on week 5 of her Greatist Challenge.

A healthy salad starts with a nutrient-packed base. But not all greens are created equal. In honor of National Salad Month, we're telling you which greens are worth piling high (infographic included!).

On a recent outing to Montreal, contributor David Boffa explores expert opinions on sport, the impact of weightlifting on the female physique, and what fresh food really means north of the border.

White sugar in the coffee not cutting it? Check out these natural sugar alternatives to satisfy any sweet tooth— but remember, substitutes have some negatives, too.

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