The Beet

A weekly column where nutrition editor and registered dietitian Lisa Valente tackles buzzy nutrition topics and tells you what you need to know, with science and a little bit of sass.

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10 Healthy Foods to Stock Up on at Costco

If you want to eat better, Costco can be a great place to shop. Here are some of our favorite healthy food finds to scoop up on your next run.

Best Fruits to Eat for Immunity

Vitamin C is an important nutrient for your immune system. These fruits help deliver.

Are Epsom Salt Baths Good For You?

Does this spa-like bath have any benefits besides being relaxing? We took a closer look at the science.

How Much Alcohol Should You Be Drinking?

Here's what a registered dietitian has to say about common questions related to alcohol and your health.

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The #1 Food to Eat When You're Sick, According to a Dietitian

During cold and flu season, here’s one of the best foods to eat if you’re feeling under the weather. 

10 Packaged Food Staples a Dietitian Always Has on Hand

I don’t only eat kale and avocados. These foods help save me some time and keep me eating healthier overall even though they come out of a package.

5 Reasons Your Breakfast Isn't Filling—and What to Do About It

If it feels like you're always hungry after you eat breakfast, you may be making one of these mistakes. Here's how to build a satisfying breakfast, according to a registered dietitian.