Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN

Karen ­Collins, MS, RDN, registered dietitian nutritionist, syndicated columnist and nutrition adviser to the American Institute for Cancer Research. She was an expert reviewer for the Institute’s international report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective. KarenCollinsNutrition.com

Seafood

Why Sardines Are So Healthy

What makes sardines the sea’s superfood? Canned sardines have more omega-3 fatty acids than most fish. And because they’re a…

Diet & Nutrition

5 Weird Fruits with Amazing Health Benefits: Aronia, Buriti, Dragon Fruit, Gac and Acai

Every time you read an article about "superfoods," experts always seem to trot out the same ones—such as blueberries, beans and…

Sweeteners

The Truth About Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners

We all know that getting too much added sugar carries a slew of health risks—from weight gain and heart disease…

Diet & Nutrition

Hot Off the Grill: Increased Cancer Risk

A simple marinade can reduce toxins by 90% Grilling can be among the healthiest types of cooking because it gives…

Sweeteners

Natural and Artificial Sweeteners — Latest Research

There are so many natural and artificial sweeteners now on the market, it’s more important than ever to know the…

Diet & Nutrition

Magical Food Combos That Fight Cancer

Researchers know that some foods can help prevent cancer. Now there is growing evidence that certain food combinations may offer…