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Calcium Supplements: Should You Take Them?

Calcium Supplements: Should You Take Them?

Calcium supplements aren’t necessary for most women and could be dangerous. Learn why they aren’t good for you, and what you can do to keep your bones strong.

Tips to Manage Stress Eating

Tips to Manage Stress Eating

Have you ever felt like eating a piece of chocolate cake or a bag of chips after a stressful day at work? If so, you’re not alone. Studies show that stressful events activate systems associated with metabolism, cognition and reward.

Finding the Hidden Sugar in the Foods You Eat

Finding the Hidden Sugar in the Foods You Eat

Are you skipping cookies, cake or other sweet treats to reduce your sugar intake? Give yourself an A for effort, but you’re probably still eating more sugar than you realize.

5 Spices with Healthy Benefits

5 Spices with Healthy Benefits

Spices have benefits beyond seasoning food. Learn about spices that may ease pain, lower blood sugar and protect your heart, and ways to include them in your diet.

The Benefits of Having a Healthy Relationship with Chocolate

The Benefits of Having a Healthy Relationship with Chocolate

Are you and chocolate on the outs? It may be time to make amends. Find out how having a balanced relationship with chocolate may be good for your overall health.

5 Protein-Packed Foods for Healthy, Meatless Meals

5 Protein-Packed Foods for Healthy, Meatless Meals

These alternatives could help reduce your risk of heart disease and other chronic conditions.

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

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

A Johns Hopkins research nutritionist shares the benefits of coffee and a recipe for a healthy pumpkin spice "latte" smoothie recipe.

Why Cholesterol Matters for Women

Why Cholesterol Matters for Women

Many women are at risk for high cholesterol so learn ways to keep it in check.

5 Foods to Improve Your Digestion

5 Foods to Improve Your Digestion

Eat these foods for healthier digestion.

Endoscopic Options for Weight Loss

Endoscopic Options for Weight Loss

Some people find it hard to achieve weight loss through diet and exercise.

Can Probiotics Improve Your Mood?

Can Probiotics Improve Your Mood?

Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that exist naturally in foods like yogurt and kimchi.

How Does Vitamin D Affect Women’s Health?

How Does Vitamin D Affect Women’s Health?

Researchers think that Vitamin D has a potential role in a number of chronic diseases.

Preventing Osteoporosis: Eating for Healthy Bones - Infographic

Preventing Osteoporosis: Eating for Healthy Bones - Infographic

Learn how your diet can help your bone health.

Preventing ACL Tears: 4 Tips for Girls and Women

Preventing ACL Tears: 4 Tips for Girls and Women

Women's sports medicine expert and orthopedic surgeon, Miho Tanaka, provides tips to help prevent ACL tear and injuries.

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

What You Can Do Now to Prevent Osteoporosis

The sooner you start keeping your bones healthy, the better off you will be in your 50s and beyond.