Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and Outpatient Nutrition Manager in the Center for Human Nutrition.
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7 Health Foods That Can Ruin Your Diet

Even when you think you’re eating healthy, you may want to think again… There are some foods pretending to be healthier than they really are. Or they may be healthy in themselves, but only if you don’t overdo them. These seven foods could be undermining your attempts to lose weight and eat healthy.

What’s the Buzz about Bee Pollen? (Infographic)

Looking for a superfood that provides a potent nutritional sting? Check out these suggestions from Cleveland Clinic registered dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, on how to inject bee pollen into your diet.

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How to Pick Out Ripe Honeydew Using the Tap Test (Video)

What are the tricks to choosing a ripe honeydew? There are four ways you can tell if you’re holding a good honeydew. First, try the “tap test”– make sure it feels hollow. Also, the fruit should feel heavy, the skin should be dull and you shouldn’t see any spots. More fruit and veggie posts 9 … Read More