2019's Most-Read Nutrition Advice


It feels like there's always a new trendy diet being touted as the next big miracle of health and weight loss by a celebrity or influencer. Or articles pop up on the Internet or social media about a certain food, hailing it as either the next big "super" food that will change your life or as a dangerous villain that should be banned from your plate forever.

We regularly ask Henry Ford registered dietitian nutritionists to help sort through all that hype to give practical, useful advice for eating healthier based on nutrition science.

Here are our most popular articles on nutrition and diet trends in 2019.

  • Mindful Eating Vs. Dieting
    Patricia Jurek, RD, shares a few strategies for eating more mindfully. What does that mean? Mindful eating anchors you in the moment so you can enjoy your food and eat less. It isn’t about dieting or restriction. It’s about eating optimally.
  • You Should Eat More Soup: 5 Reasons Why
    While we’re making our way through another long, cold winter, sipping steaming hot soups and stews can keep you and your family warm and toasty. Soup not only takes the bite out of a frosty night, it’s also a fuss-free way to get dinner on the table quickly and healthfully.
  • Ignore This Advice: 4 Common Nutrition Tips To Question
    Bethany Thayer, RDN, sheds some light on popular nutrition recommendations and explains why some may not be such good advice.
  • How To Combat Dinner Apathy
    Even inspired foodies tend to repeat meals each week. And for good reason: Humans are creatures of habit. We’re comfortable with the same daily routine. But even the most comforting meal line-up can start to feel like a dinner rut after a while. We offer five tips for switching it up when you don’t know what to make for dinner.
  • What To Eat (Or Not) During Menopause
    Whether you’re suffering from hot flashes, insomnia, irritability or any other combination of troubling symptoms, what you eat during menopause can make a big difference in how you experience symptoms. Check out this guide for what you should be eating more of and what foods to avoid.
  • 5 Tips To Rev Up Your Metabolism
    Your resting metabolism is the amount of energy your body needs to perform basic functions like breathing and digesting food. While it’s true that genetics affect your metabolic rate, there are also things you can do to kick it up a notch.
  • Why You Should Drink More Tea
    Tea may be one of the world’s oldest drinks, but in recent years, the health and wellness world has been buzzing about “fit tea,” “skinny tea” and “tea-toxes” (using tea as a detox). While most of the claims are all hype, there are plenty of benefits to drinking tea. Learn more about how to gain the benefits and minimize the downsides.  
  • Plant-Based Meat: What You Should Know
    Plant-based diets are being recommended by registered dietitian nutritionists and other health professionals. To cash in on the trend, manufacturers are developing an increasing number of products that look and taste exactly like meat. But are these plant-based options really any better for you? Turns out there are both perks and pitfalls when it comes to meat-free burgers.

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