Nutrition Made Easy

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

Meet the New Nutrition Labels

Back-of-box numbers are suddenly getting marquee treatment.

American Heart Association Nutrition Label
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American Heart Association

Means it meets AHA standards (some of which are stricter than the USDA's). A food with this label is low in total fat, sat fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and sodium—and high in calcium, iron, fiber, protein, or vitamins A and C.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté