Eat Healthy

Eat Healthy

Eating well is living well. We were the first large health care
provider in the country to begin providing calorie and nutrition
information on its hospital cafeteria menus. Here are some tips
and inspiration we’ve put together for you:

Featured Articles

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Nutrition

Are trendy foods really healthy?

The word “trending” has officially hit the health-food world. But before you buy, very literally, into the hype, make sure you read…Read Article >

Bowl of butternut squash soup

Nutrition

A new find for foodies

Kaiser Permanente’s Food for Health blog features recipes straight from the kitchens of our own physicians, nurses, and dietitians, so you know…Read Article >

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Nutrition

The power of protein

Protein plays an essential role in health, and it is found in every cell, tissue, and organ in the human body. The…Read Article >

Latest Articles

  • A woman holds a bunch of chard at a farmers market
    APR 15, 2019

    Food as medicine: Pick the right foods to help your mood

    When a bad mood strikes, there are plenty of options to help you feel better. Meditating, exercising, reframing negative thoughts — all of these activities can boost your spirits. Another way to fight a bad mood? Eating the right food. Picking the right foods not only improves your physical health: your mental health can benefit as well. While you may be tempted to reach for a tub of ice cream after a difficult day — foods that are high in sugar, refined carbs, or trans fats may end up making you feel worse. ... Learn more >

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  • A happy woman and her two teenage daughters pick out fruit at a farmers market
    APR 15, 2019

    6 tips for a better farmers market experience

    If you’re trying to eat healthier, farmers markets are a great place to buy produce. Fruits and vegetables are in season and at peak freshness. Markets also help you shop locally, which is good for the environment. And whether you’re talking with a farmer or a neighbor, you can enjoy a community atmosphere. ... Learn more >

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  • A picnic table with a glass of water and a salad with oranges, walnuts, and spinach.
    MAR 20, 2019

    6 superfoods to pack for a picnic

    Spring is the perfect season to head outdoors. So, there’s no better time to pack a picnic with your favorite foods. Instead of including the same old staples, focus on foods that add a fun — and healthy — spin to your next outdoor outing. A good source of inspiration? Superfoods. Superfoods are often plant-based. And many offer an array of nutrients and health benefits. ... Learn more >

    TOPICSEat Healthyhealthy lifestyleplant-based dietRecipe

  • Sprinkling seasoning on fresh salmon fillets.
    FEB 08, 2019

    Make super foods part of your diet

    With a wealth of delicious produce coming into season, spring is a great time to add some of nature’s superfoods to your daily diet. ... Learn more >

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  • Plate of perfectly cooked pork with fresh mango salsa.
    FEB 08, 2019

    What you need to know about the keto diet

    If you’ve been considering weight-loss options, you may have heard about the popular ketogenic (keto) diet. But did you know that today’s latest diet trend isn’t all that new? In fact, the keto diet was originally developed in the 1920s as a way to treat epilepsy.1 But when anti-epileptic drugs hit the market, this diet fell into obscurity — until today. ... Learn more >

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