Movie theater snacks can be hazardous for your health. The sizes are larger than recommended servings (by a lot)! The best strategy for going to the movies? Try not to go hungry! But if you must munch on something, follow these tips.
You worked hard to scoop out those pumpkin seeds — now roast them! Try these creative combinations from Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, for starters.
Cucumbers add a fresh, light flavor to chilled water. The vegetable also is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium. Wash the cucumber, cut it into thin slices and add a few pieces to your water.
Incorporating lettuce into your meals can be a great way to add nutrients and water to your diet. Furthermore, the fiber in lettuce helps to fill you up, and it does so at just 20 calories per serving.
Beets are a great source of healthful, naturally occurring nitrates, which may help to support healthy blood pressure. They are delicious roasted or steamed. You also can slice them thin and bake them into crunchy chips.
Apples are a simple and nutritious choice for a snack or dessert. One apple has about five grams of fiber, which supplies about 20 percent of the daily fiber recommendation that most health experts recommend.
On days when you're too crazed to cook, it's tempting to buy fast food or heat up frozen entrees. Follow the tips on this infographic to make dinner on the run a healthier experience.
Farmer’s markets bring fresh food to the neighborhood and boost the local economy. They save on shipping and fuel (and make our planet happy). Join Cleveland Clinic registered dietitian Laura Jeffers as she shares these tips for shopping at a farmer’s market.
A registered dietitian offers five creative tips for parents who want to encourage their kids to eat healthier.
Ah, drinking coffee. Truly one of life’s simple pleasures. But some milks and sweeteners add unnecessary fat and calories. If you do like to dress your coffee up, here are five tips to doing it healthier.