Healthy Eating

In this section, you'll learn the basics of putting together a nutritious meal, which foods have health-boosting benefits, and how to stay energized all day long.

Did you know that a healthy diet — one low in calories and consisting of moderate amounts of high-quality carbs, lean protein, and healthy fats — can help improve your health, your appearance, and even your mood? It’s true. Here you’ll discover my best tips for keeping hunger at bay — and what to eat to feel great from the inside out. (For more information on a sensible eating plan, visit my online diet program!)


Is Coffee Dehydrating?

You've probably heard that caffeine is extremely dehydrating - that used to be the conventional wisdom, and it's what I was taught, too. But in this case, common knowledge was incorrect. Let's set the record straight...

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Enjoy Summer Parties Without Gaining Weight

Kick back, relax and enjoy summery cocktails, BBQ fare, and tasty desserts without gaining a pound.

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5 Tips for Building a Healthier Salad

Choosing salads isn't easy — they can contain more calories and fat than you think. Follow these tips to build a healthier salad.

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Top 10 Superfoods

Superfoods keep you healthy and feeling great from the inside out. Find out which 10 foods are especially super!

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Top Nutrition Tips for Marathon Runners

These tips are specifically designed to improve your marathon, as well as your training and recovery. Make nutrition a part of your performance plan.

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8 Foods to Avoid at All Costs

See which unhealthy foods landed a spot at the top of my do-not-eat list! Avoid these 8 foods whenever possible.

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8 Trendy Proteins You Should Be Eating

Protein is the golden child of the nutrition world, but are you tired of the usual options? Liven up your menus with these protein-packed options.

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2012's Trendiest Health Foods

Learn about the latest lentils, the veggies in vogue, the seeds in style, and more. Add these 9 healthy foods to your diet this year.

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The Best Foods to Eat Before...

Wondering what to eat before a workout, job interview, cocktail party, or romantic evening? Discover the ultimate pre-event foods!

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8 Spring Superfoods

Spring has sprung, and it's time to welcome the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables that are now in season. Here are eight nutrient-packed superstars to help jazz up your menus.

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My 10 Must-Have Foods for the Fridge

With these simple items on hand, you'll always be able to find something nutritious to eat. Stash these foods in your fridge!

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To 10 Foods for the Freezer

Bare fridge? You can still put together healthy, nutrient-packed meals and snacks in a flash. Stock your freezer with these items.

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What Top U.S. Olympians Really Eat

From sushi to chocolate milk, these standout Olympians share their gold-medal menus. Here's what they really eat!

Fall Produce With Hidden Healing Powers

Fall is a time to embrace delicious dishes that incorporate the nutritious bounty of the season. Create comforting automn fare with these 8 late-harvest foods.

6 Surprising Superfoods

These 6 under-the-radar super foods will promote good health from head to toe. Learn which foods pack a healthy punch!

Peculiar Produce Picks

Ever feel intimidated by some of the more exotic, unfamiliar produce items in the supermarket? Time to turn those eccentric groceries into a special surprise the whole family will love. Try something new!

8 Summer Superfoods You Should Be Eating

It's time to indulge in some of nature's most delicious, vitamin-packed foods. Take advantage of these seasonal picks.

Tips for Guilt-Free Grilling

Fire up the grill! My most popular recipes for burgers, ribs, kebabs, and more are fat on flavor, but light on calories. Give them a try!

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Beat the Heat with These Cooling Foods

Looking for a way to cool off this summer without cranking the AC or subjecting yourself to ice-cold showers? Chill down from the inside out with these refreshing eats.