Eating right and being physically active are keys to staying healthy throughout life.
Many people have a passing case of indigestion from time to time. But when it occurs frequently, it could be indicative of a more serious condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The best menu for boosting memory and brain function encourages good blood flow to the brain — much like what you'd eat to nourish and protect your heart.
Eating right and being physically active are keys to staying healthy throughout life. Nutrient needs change with age. Familiarize yourself with the foods that offer the vitamins and minerals that promote good health as we age.
About 1 in 3 U.S. adults has high blood pressure, a major risk factor for heart disease, stroke, congestive heart failure and kidney disease.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. A healthy lifestyle and eating plan can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening. Learn more about a heart health and diet.
Sometimes called a "silent disease" with few, if any, noticeable changes to your health to indicate you have it, osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and increases the risk of fracture.
If you have a chronic condition, a carefully planned diet can make a difference. With certain diseases, what you eat may reduce symptoms. In other cases, diet can improve health.
At the grocery store, you'll find plenty of products with health benefits proclaimed on their packaging. Can these modified foods be considered functional foods? What is a functional food exactly? Read More
Good nutrition is essential to a strong immune system, which may offer protection from seasonal illness such as the flu, as well as other health problems. Read More
Think you can't stop hypertension, or high blood pressure? You might be able to if you follow the DASH diet — a diet high in fruits and vegetables and low in sodium. Read More