Are Your Burgers, Steaks and Meats Cooked Safely?

Some people prefer their meat on the rare side. But as a registered dietitian, I want my patients to be aware that tasting or eating undercooked meat can cause food poisoning. It’s important to understand what “undercooked” really means as it applies to different meats and cuts. How long to cook meat Meat may contain … Read More

Heart-Healthy Cooking: Oils 101

Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Health Hub asked for advice from James D. Perko, CEC, AAC, Executive Chef, for Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute and Center for Lifestyle Medicine, and dietitians Katherine Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, and Julia Zumpano, RD, from the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute’s Preventive Cardiology Program. … Read More

7 Things You Should Know About Cooking With Oil

When it comes to cooking with oils, do you have to choose between cooking for taste or cooking for health? People have strong opinions about what’s best. Health Hub sat down recently to chat about cooking with oils with James D. Perko, CEC, AAC, Executive Chef for Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute and its Center for Lifestyle Medicine and nutritionist … Read More

Doctor’s Order: Play With Your Food (Video)

Bored with cooking the same old, same old —and ready to start eating healthier? It’s not hard to make positive changes in the way you eat. Be adventurous! Expand your taste buds. Experiment with exotic spices. Try new vegetables, fruits and grains. Most of all, have fun with your food!