Best Healthy Foods

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Myths About Asparagus Busted

As a resident of the icy tundra that is Vermont, I get pretty excited about signs of spring. Asparagus, with its delicate green color, bright flavor and newborn-shoot shape isn't so much a sign of spring as it IS spring. When it arrives in tight bundles at my local farmers' market, I always smile, because food is about to get really good again: snap peas, spring chickens, radishes, artichokes—the list goes on and on! Served on its own (roasted in the oven, with just a little olive oil and sea salt), asparagus has a rich, complex flavor with hints of lemon and caramelized sugar. Delish!

9 Healthy Foods from the Mediterranean Diet

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Key ingredients of Mediterranean cuisine include olive oil, fresh fruits and vegetables, protein-rich legumes, fish and whole grains with moderate amounts of wine and red meat. The flavors are rich, and the health benefits for people choosing a Mediterranean diet, one of the world's healthiest, are hard to ignore-they are less likely to develop high blood pressure, high cholesterol or become obese.

Celebrity Trainer Bob Harper Shares His Favorite Pre- and Post-Workout Meals

The right nutrition is key to seeing results from your workouts. Whatever your goals are—weight loss, getting stronger or faster, or just feeling better—the kitchen is as important (if not more so) than the gym. So we asked Bob Harper, one of America's top trainers and author of The Super Carb Diet, what he eats to feel better and energized for his workouts.

The Best Canned & Boxed Bean Soups to Buy

We're all for making healthy homemade soup (and stocking up our freezer), but sometimes you need soup in a pinch. Enter canned (and boxed) soup from the store. Research shows that soup can help you improve your diet, cut calories without knowing it and lose weight. And bean soup has the added benefit of being full of protein and fiber. See our favorite healthy canned soups and the tough nutrition and tasting criteria to choose

30-Minute Dinner Solutions: The Ingredient Staples You Should Always Have on Hand

It's no surprise that making a healthy dinner is a whole lot easier when you have a plan in place. Taking the time over the weekend to take inventory of what you already have on hand, write out a menu and grocery shop can make dinnertime much easier. But the reality is, things don't always go as planned and some nights you're left standing in your kitchen at 5 o'clock scratching your head trying to figure out what to make. It's nights like these when you can rely on pantry staples to make healthy, affordable and fast dinners at home.