Nutrition & Fitness

Calcium Supplements: Should You Take Them?

When you were a child, your mom may have encouraged you to drink milk to build strong bones. […]

Tips to Manage Stress Eating

This article is written by Erin Gager, R.D., L.D.N., a dietitian at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Have you […]

Finding the Hidden Sugar in the Foods You Eat

This article is written by Erin Gager, R.D., L.D.N., a dietitian at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Are you […]

The Benefits of Having a Healthy Relationship with Chocolate

If you’d characterize your relationship with chocolate as “complicated,” you’re not alone. About 45 percent of women in […]

5 Protein-Packed Foods for Healthy, Meatless Meals

For most of us, eating a little less meat could have health benefits. Research indicates that a balanced diet low in saturated fats helps […]

9 Reasons Why (the Right Amount of) Coffee Is Good for You

Ah, coffee. Whether you’re cradling a travel mug on your way to work or dashing out after spin […]

5 Foods to Improve Your Digestion

Digestive problems, such as gas, constipation and diarrhea, affect millions, with 15 percent of people in Western countries […]

Endoscopic Options for Weight Loss

If you struggle with your weight, you just have to watch television (ads for workout programs and diet […]

Can Probiotics Improve Your Mood?

By now, we know that a healthy diet is important for physical well-being. Researchers are studying whether probiotics — live […]

How Does Vitamin D Affect Women’s Health?

Sometimes a little bit of sunshine is the best medicine. A walk in the park or a bike […]

Preventing Osteoporosis: Eating for Healthy Bones – Infographic

What do you need to eat to keep your bones healthy?   View the infographic as a PDF […]

Preventing ACL Tears: 4 Tips for Girls and Women

“It is very common for women — four to eight times more common than it is for men […]

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

Did you know that that 50 percent of women in the U.S. age 50 or older will break […]

Why Cholesterol Matters for Women

Ah, cholesterol and triglycerides. We hear about them all the time. Even foods that might seem good for […]

5 Spices with Health Benefits

Another night of grilled chicken breasts is good for your diet, but it’s also kind of boring. Spicing […]