nutrition

10 Foods With the Most Bang for Your Buck

It's easy to buy a lot of calories for little (just eat junk food). Guess what? It's also easy to buy a lot of nutrition for a little money.

I'm Eating What? 12 Gross Things in Your Food

You are what you eat. Vitamins, minerals, protein, fat… and bugs, breast implants, and viruses. Wait, what? Discover what's really in your food.

8 Reasons Why It's OK to Eat Meat

Meat gets a bad rap, but there's lots to recommend it. Consider these eight reasons, and then make a visit to your butcher!

5 Foods That Help You Fight Fat

Eating more of anything seems like the wrong way to fight fat. But these five nutritious foods really do fight fat — and they're a lot tastier than a visit to the gym.

10 Foods That Can Help You Sleep

Don't let your late to bed late to rise sleeping habits slow you down. Nibble (or sip) these sleep inducing foods to fall asleep faster — and stay that way until morning.

End Potato Prejudice: 10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Potatoes

Potatoes have gotten a rep as starchy and fattening. But recent studies suggest potatoes may contribute to weight loss, and they're as inexpensive and full of nutrition as ever.

29 Ways to Prevent Visiting the Doctor

Sure, an apple a day "keeps the doctor away." But there many other easy, fun, and money-saving things that you can do to prevent unnecessary visits.

Getting Whole-Grain Nutrition

Whole grain? Whole wheat? Enriched? While they might all sound nutritious, they're far from equal. Learn how to get the most from your grains.

Eating Frugally With MyPlate

Eating healthy and cheap aren't mutually exclusive. Discover how to follow the USDA's new healthy eating guidelines while also saving cash at the grocery store.

5 Reasons to Drink Coffee

Coffee wakes you up. But did you know it can also increase your happiness, save you money, and more? Discover why drinking coffee is such a good thing.

Herbal Supplements: Know What You’re Getting!

Herbal supplements can be great health boosters, but figuring out which ones are best can be difficult. Here are some tips on how to find out.

Great Ways to Get Calcium

Everyone knows that milk is an excellent source of calcium, but not everyone drinks it. Here are other great ways to get calcium without the milk mustache.

The Best and Worst Nuts, by Nutrition and Price

Nuts are healthy, make easy snacks, and pack a lot of protein. But not all nuts are created equal. Discover the best nuts in terms of cost and health benefits.

6 Pre-Workout Snacks to Keep You Moving

Eating one of these healthy, tasty snacks before a workout can give you just what you need to make the most of every rep.

Turbo-Charge Your Nutrition With Superfoods

You can rev up your diet by understanding and using the power of superfoods. Explore which foods fall within the superfood category and why.

Fuel Up Your Kids -- Frugally

Fueling your kids with fat, sodium, and sweet stuff is no way to help them cruise through the day. The good news is that, despite the sluggish economy, you can provide low-fat and

Book review: In Defense of Food

The message of this book is simple: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan gives it away right at the start, so I don't feel too bad doing the sam

The one website everyone needs to read (apart from WB of course)

I like to keep up with all the latest news and info. I'm a big fan of Digg, BBC news, NPR, CNN, all the usual suspects. I thought I was fairly well-versed on the places to get

Healthy recipes--with cost data

Want to eat a cheap, healthy diet? Want some recipes that use real food instead of packaged food products? Want to argue about how much it costs to feed a family a healthy diet?

Get Those Omega-3s Without Paying Mega Prices

Omega-3-fortified foods are pricey -- but there are other, cheaper ways to get those very important fatty acids.