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.
A recent study finds that women who freeze their eggs at age 34 or younger have the highest chance of success when trying to conceive later in life.
The science of which foods are — and aren’t — good for your heart can seem to be ever changing. Recent studies have been coming so fast that keeping up starts to feel like mission impossible. The good news is that there’s still more agreement among experts about the basics of diet and the heart … Read More
Cholesterol is hot in the news ever since a top nutrition advisory committee stated that people no longer need to be concerned about eating foods high in cholesterol earlier this year. This guideline caused confusion as people wondered: Is checking my cholesterol still important? Do I need to change my diet? Do my numbers matter? … Read More
Is it okay to eat butter now? “It’s not a sin,” says Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen and other top cardiologists want you to know that things are changing in our view of diet and heart disease. Indeed, the new federal government-commissioned Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary … Read More
Breakfast is one meal you shouldn’t skip. But a lot of us aren’t sure whether we should eat eggs because of their saturated fat and cholesterol content. A red flag is there only for people with heart disease risk factors, says Julia Zumpano, RD, LD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Preventive Cardiology Nutrition Program. How many eggs per week? “There is no current recommendation on … Read More
Eat eggs; don’t eat eggs. Put margarine on your toast — no, use butter. Wait, don’t have toast at all. Nutrition studies come out at a furious pace, with enough conflicting advice to make a consumer’s head spin. Now, add to the mix new studies that question the conventional wisdom that eating breakfast helps you … Read More
A healthy breakfast does not require a lot of time or energy every day. All you need to do is stock up on good ingredients when you’re at the grocery store each week. Then take a few minutes each morning to put it together. These few changes in shopping and morning habits can help you … Read More
Quiche, an egg-based savory tart, originated in the Alsace-Lorraine region of France. This light dinner entrée goes well with a simple green salad. At various times of year, we change the vegetables to baby artichokes, broccoli, cauliflower, squash or fennel. Many mushrooms do well in quiche, as do oysters or even truffles for a real … Read More
When you envision foods that wreck your diet or sabotage your health, what pops into your mind? There’s a good chance the list of foods you imagine includes options that could actually help you reduce stress, prevent heart disease and ward off certain cancers. Unfortunately, once a food gets labeled “bad for your health,” it … Read More