Nutrition Made Easy

Our nutrition experts and registered dietitians translate the latest nutrition research into tips you can use to eat healthier every day.

How to Eat the Right Amounts of Healthy Fats

Find delicious ways to work the right amount of healthy fats into your daily diet. By: Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN

Olive Oil

Olive Oil

The high monounsaturated fat content in olive oil may help lower cholesterol levels and prevent heart disease and stroke. The key is to stick with a 1-tablespoon serving size providing 120 calories and 14g of fat. To help keep portions in control, put your oil into a spray bottle and spritz the oil versus pouring it. Whether you are using olive oil for marinades, dips, dressing, or sautéing, a little goes a long way.

Recipe: Classic Vinaigrette

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe