Nutrition Made Easy

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

Real-Life Nutrition Videos

Nutrition expert, Holley Grainger, RD, helps translate how to incorporate nutrition and healthy habits into your everyday life.

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Best Energy Bars: Luna Bars

Our Favorite Energy Bars

These energy bars are low in sugar, but high in protein and fiber. See our favorite healthy choices.

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Spinach: Brain Boosting Foods

Video: Brain-Boosting Foods

Add these five foods to your diet to help keep your mind sharp.

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Real Live Nutrition host, Holley Grainger

Healthy Lunchbox Tips

Find easy tips on how to give your lunch a nutritional makeover.

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Myth 2. Eating eggs raises your cholesterol levels.

Nutrition Myths

Dietitian Holley Grainger debunks common nutrition myths so you can enjoy your favorite foods again.

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Cherry Tomatoes

The Perfect Meal for Women

Science shows this healthy meal could offer that extra edge for a woman's body.

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Banana Cream Pie Smoothie

What to Eat After a Workout

What you eat after a workout matters. Here are a few of our favorite post-workout foods.

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Clean Eating: Fruits and Vegetables

7 Tips to Clean Up Your Diet

Eating "clean" is the latest buzzword for eating healthy, whole, unprocessed foods. Learn the 7 principles of this lifestyle.

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Baked Shrimp with Feta Recipe

The Best Foods for Baby Boomers

Find the perfect example of a healthy meal for the Baby Boomer generation.

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Smothered Steak Burgers and Shoestring Fries with Garlicky Dijon Mayo

"Man Foods" Lightened

With just a few small tweaks, you can lighten up these "man food" staples.

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Best Light Vanilla: Breyers ® Smooth & Dreamy ™ 1/2 the Fat Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream

Top Summer Scoops

We sampled various brands of light ice creams to find out which tasted the best. Here are our top picks.

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Healthy Grilling

Healthy Grilling Strategies

Nutrition expert Holley Grainger gives tips on how to grill food that's flavorful and safe.

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Fiber Source: Edamame

The Best Sources of Fiber

Don't fall short on fiber. Dietitian Holley Grainger shows where you can find the best sources.

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Real Live Nutrition host, Holley Grainger

Eating Healthy in College

Here are a few quick tips for eating healthy during your college years.

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Canola Oils

Healthy Buys on a Budget

Dietitian Holley Grainger shares her favorite foods that offer quality nutrition at a great price.

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Rhubarb

Healthy Foods With Killer Side Effects

Beware: Some of the healthiest fruits and vegetables have relatives that can kill you.

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Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Just because you're on a road trip doesn't mean you have to eat unhealthy foods. Try these better snack options.

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Tea

Eating for Beauty

Stock your grocery cart with foods that help promote healthy skin and hair.

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Jamba Juice In Store

The Best Fast Food Breakfasts

Make healthy choices on-the-go with these better fast food options.

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Water

Getting Your Day’s Worth of Water

Learn how easy it is to get all your water needs throughout the day.

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Peanut Butter on English Muffin with Berries

The Best Way to Eat

By making just a few small changes you can be on your way to better health with these easy tips.

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Fast Food Nutrition: Chick-Fil-A Chargrilled Chicken Cool Wrap

Navigating the Food Court

Find dietitian-approved choices at several popular fast food chains in food courts.

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Cranberries

The Best Healthy Holiday Foods

Stick with these healthy foods during the holidays to assure you're making the best choices.

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Sparkling Wine

Holiday Party: Bar Strategies

Find quick tips to keeping your holiday drink intake in check.

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Holley Grainger

Holiday Party: Dessert Strategies

Dietitian Holley Grainger provides tips so you can still enjoy your favorite desserts at holiday parties.

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Healthy Hostess: Store-Bought Shortcuts

Round out your holiday party menu with these healthy store-bought grocery items.

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Holiday Buffet

Holiday Party: Buffet Strategies

You can still eat at the party buffet and enjoy all the foods you love with these helpful strategies.

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Holley Grainger

Holiday Food Myths Busted

These three common myths may keep you from enjoying your favorite holiday foods. Nutrition expert Holley Grainger busts these myths once and for all.

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Hot Chocolate with Ginger - Recipes

Toast the Holidays with Healthy Cocktails

These seasonal spirits have very tasty health benefits. Cheers!

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Creamy Herbed Mashed Potatoes - Recipes

Favorite Holiday Foods Lightened

Many "naughty" holiday foods can be easily lightened up. CookingLight.com Nutrition Editor Holley Grainger explains how.

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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.

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