There’s a reason lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) is so commonly used in shampoos and body lotions to evoke relaxation and a sense of calm. But that’s not the only way you can use it!
The king of herbs, basil is a versatile, delicious herb that is one of the easiest herbs to grow. Look beyond its fragrant character to see why you should make it your go-to seasoning.
Certain foods may trigger your brain’s reward systems, making you crave more. But smart swaps and better choices can help you avoid unhealthy eating patters.
Rosmarinus officinalis, or common rosemary, is an evergreen that’s related to mint – with a distinctive piney aroma. But besides its uplifting scent, why should you reach for rosemary when you’re cooking up your next dish? In this infographic, Kristen Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, dietitian and wellness manager for Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute, explains the health … Read More
When it comes to weight loss, we all crave easy answers. Believe it or not, sometimes the answers are easy. Acting on them is what’s difficult. Take the following four habits, for example. If they seem all too familiar to you, take steps to rid yourself of them. You’ll drop pounds and lower your risk … Read More
Can you do intermittent fasting? Should you do it? Start with the basics — and a conversation.
Keep these guiding numbers in mind when you shop. They’ll help you sort reality from marketing messages.
Eating a heart-healthy diet is on the minds of many of us, but making the right food choices can be a challenge.
Some ethnic eats are generally healthier than others. But you also can make smarter choices at almost any restaurant. Start with this guide the next time you crave something exotic.
The best breakfast foods give you fuel in the tank for energy that lasts. They boost your metabolism, fight disease and help you keep your weight down. The worst breakfast foods do the opposite. They lead to mid-morning crashes, wreak havoc on your metabolism, encourage disease and cause weight gain. You shouldn’t skip breakfast — … Read More