Bored by your usual bowl of oatmeal? Fear not. Here Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, explores seven other nutritious grains to jumpstart your day.
Breakfast cereal should be called dessert. Even the healthier ones are often filled with sugar. Instead, try eating a mix of foods that gives you these key nutrients: protein, healthy fat, fiber and low-glycemic carbs.
Skipping breakfast not only increases the risk of weight gain but also influences energy levels, mood and cognitive function. You need the right fuel for premium performance. Start with these five.
These omelet “muffins” are a snap to make — and they’re easy to serve and easy to love. Using egg whites and low-fat shredded cheese keep this recipe light, and added veggies offer flavor and a nutritional punch.
Start your day off right with this delicious breakfast that won’t leave you hungry mid-morning. Whole grains are high in fiber, high in protein, aid in digestion, and help you feel full.
You can give kids a strong start to their day with a simple, nutritious breakfast — and the rewards are great. A healthy first meal gives kids energy and balanced nutrition. Research shows that eating a good breakfast may help with thinking, memory, academic performance, attendance and mood.
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
Everyone gets constipated at one time or another. When you do, you feel bloated and blocked. You strain on the toilet with no results — or with results that are painful. But there are some things you can consider to help with the problem and decrease your risk of becoming constipated. Constipation occurs when bowel movements … Read More
If you’re looking for a simple breakfast that is healthy and keeps you full until lunch, look no further. Try overnight oats – or oats soaked in water, milk or yogurt overnight then topped with your choice of ingredients. Below are 7 flavorful combinations to get you off to a good start.
Yogurt is a popular snack that’s here to stay. Whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose weight, you’ve got more yogurt options than ever. Below, we compare dairy varieties — both Greek-style and regular — with non-dairy varieties. Some provide more protein, calcium and vitamin D. Others are better for vegans or those with dairy sensitivities. We explain which … Read More