Healthy Eating

From The Ground Up at The Union Square Farmers Market

The Food Editors at Real Simple shop at their local farmer’s market and find more than just fresh ingredients.

How to Detox Your Body the Natural Way

It seems like every day a new quick fix for body detoxes comes out, so it’s important to be informed on the process. Here’s how to detox your body.

Is It Better to Skip Dinner or Eat Right Before You Go to Bed?

It’s kinda late…but you’re kinda hungry. At this point, which is the healthier option—eating before bed or skipping dinner altogether?

Omega-6 Fatty Acids May Lower Risk of Heart Disease—Is There a Catch?

A recent study found a diet higher omega-6 fatty acids is linked to a smaller risk of cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and premature death—but the fat hasn't always received glowing recommendations. Here, we break it down for you.

New Study Finds More Reason to Love the Mediterranean Diet—Here’s How to Get Started 

Already proven to be a heart-healthy diet, the Mediterranean diet was recently linked to higher bone density and muscle mass in older women. Here's what you need to know about the Mediterranean diet plan, as well as our favorite Mediterranean diet recipes to try this week. 

Eat This One Dish Every Week for a Healthy Heart

We've created a recipe perfect for a heart healthy diet by combining a variety of nutrient-dense, omega-3-rich ingredients.

This Woman’s Reaction to a Vegan BLT From Whole Foods Is Everything

She videotaped the whole experience—and we can't stop watching. 

4 Smart Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget 

It's possible to make nutritious choices that won't break the bank. Here's how to do it. 

3 Creative Ways to Use Spiralized Veggies—No Spiralizer Required

Forget the gadget. Grocery stores such as Whole Foods and Trader Joe's now sell pre-spiralized veggies that shorten prep time—and add a new twist to dinner. 

7 Healthy Grocery Items to Buy at Trader Joe’s

Although not every TJ’s item can be considered nutritious (we’re looking at you, Milk Chocolate PB Pretzels), a great many of the groceries lining Trader Joe’s shelves really are good for you.