How to Eat Healthy

Learn how to eat healthy with smart and practice advice and recipes from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Healthy Foods

7 Must-Eat Fermented Foods for a Healthy Gut
Try these probiotic-rich foods for gut health. The good bacteria may improve digestion, boost immunity, promote a healthy weight and more.
The 5 Best Foods & Nutrients to Eat More of for a Healthy Immune System
During cold and flu season, how can you bolster your defenses against germs? Include these 5 foods and nutrients in your diet to help you stay healthy.
9 Rules for How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee
Become a coffee guru with these simple steps for the best cup of joe, right at home.
7 Foods for Better Sex—Plus a Few to Avoid
Curious what foods can increase libido and what to eat for a better sex life? These seven foods could spice up your time between the sheets.
The Right Way to Prepare Oatmeal and 5 Tips for Making It Better
Oatmeal is a satisfying, nutritious morning meal. Here are cooking instructions for quick-cooking oats, old-fashioned oats and steel-cut oats.
10 Foods with More Protein Than an Egg
When you're looking for a high-protein food to eat, these healthy options all deliver more than 6 grams.

Tips for Healthy Eating

The Best and Worst Carbs to Eat for Inflammation
Attention, carb lovers: here's what you should be eating more of to reduce inflammation (plus some things you may want to avoid).
9 Healthy Tips to Help You Start Eating a Vegan Diet
If cutting out meat, dairy and eggs leaves you confused about how to eat a healthy, balanced diet, you're in the right place.
Is Corn a Vegetable, a Fruit or a Grain? Here's What a Dietitian Has to Say

Corn season is here! The first thing you need to know about this summertime staple is...well, what it is, anyway. Here, a registered dietitian breaks it all down—and the answer might surprise you.