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Nutrition Guidelines

The Way We View 'Healthy Eating' Could Change Forever

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. A rewrite of the government's dietary guidelines could inclu...

Eat Your Veggies

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 04.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Everyone who talks, writes, or preaches about nutrition puts fruits and vegetables at the pinnacle of goodness. Most people have heard the message. But we're still not eating enough.

A Plate From the USDA With a Tastier Way to See More Nutritious Eating

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 08.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week officially and finally scrapped its food pyramid -- an explanation for nutrition that could be as elusive to decipher as the riddle of the Sphinx.

Can Overweight Women Trust Their Doctors?

Tamara McClintock Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamara McClintock Greenberg

Being a doctor these days is hard. But so is being a patient, especially if you happen to be female and overweight.