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 father shows his two young daughters how to prepare a dish.
    AUG 19, 2019

    Keep your freezer foods fresh with these hot tips

    Eating healthy and delicious meals is often about prep work. It’s important to stock your pantry and fridge with nutritious food options — but what about the freezer? Often the freezer is a dumping ground for leftover or extra food. Like that pound and a half of turkey you bought on sale 3 months ago. Or it’s where we throw fast, but not-exactly-healthy food, like frozen pizza and a carton or 2 of ice cream. ... Read More >

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  • A smiling mom watches her young daughter use tongs to grab some salad from a bowl
    JUL 24, 2019

    7 surprising ways to make delicious and healthy salads

    Let’s be honest: Salads can be boring. ... Read More >

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  • A woman holds a bowl of freshly chopped vegetables
    JUN 14, 2019

    The secret to clean eating? Focus on nutrition.

    Clean eating has been called many things since it burst onto the wellness scene a few years ago. A whole foods movement. A new dieting trend. A cure-all health craze. Its core concept of eating only natural, “real” food has spawned magazines, lifestyle blogs, and plenty of criticism. So, do we have a handle by now on what clean eating actually is? ... Read More >

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  • A woman holds a bunch of chard at a farmers market
    APR 23, 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. ... Read More >

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  • A happy woman and her two teenage daughters pick out fruit at a farmers market
    APR 23, 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. ... Read More >

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