Beans: How Much You Should Eat for a Healthy Diet (Infographic)

Beans: How Much You Should Eat for a Healthy Diet (Infographic)

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Beans give your body soluble fiber, which plays an important role in controlling blood cholesterol levels. The fiber can also help you feel full, which in turn, can help you lose weight. Find out how much you should eat each week.

Oatmeal: How Much You Need to Lower Cholesterol

Oatmeal: How Much You Need to Lower Cholesterol (Infographic)

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Oatmeal can be made many ways, with different fruit and nut toppings. But here's the other beautiful thing about oatmeal. If you eat one and one-half cups of it each day, you can lower your cholesterol by 5 to 8 percent.

heart shaped slice of brown bread

Low-Carb Eating May Be Best for Weight Loss, Heart Health

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If you’re looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat.

Raw Oats

10 Ways to Build a Better Bowl of Oatmeal (Slideshow)

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Plain oats (though packed with cholesterol-lowering and blood-sugar steadying soluble fiber) can get a little dull. With these 10 tips from Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, you can mix and match enough healthful flavor combinations to power through your day.


5 Fast Fruity Breakfasts That Are Kind to Your Heart

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We know that you're too busy during the week to prepare complicated, time-consuming breakfasts for you and your family. Here are five delicious, heart-healthy breakfast ideas that take no more than 10 minutes to prepare.

Egg and Cheese Muffin

5 On-The-Go Hearty, Heart-Healthy Breakfast Ideas

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A healthy breakfast does not require a lot of time or energy every day. But by making a few changes in shopping and morning habits, you can establish a lifetime of healthy eating.

Energy bars

How to Choose the Best Energy-Boosting Bars and Gels

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When it comes to offering the best health benefits and sports performance, energy bars and sports gels are not all created equal. Find tips to choosing the best ones or you.

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Fiber: Are you Getting Enough? How to Get More (Infographic)

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Fiber offers some surprising benefits. An expert explains why it’s good for us, what it does in our bodies and the best way to increase it in your diet.

Recipe: Black Bean Quinoa Burger

Recipe: Spicy Black Bean Quinoa Burger

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This black bean burger is not only tasty, but it offers many health benefits. The beans and quinoa in this delicious recipe are healthy, high-fiber plant protein sources good for colon health.

Fiber: 4 Reasons It’s for You Plus 4 Tips (Infographic) HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Fiber: 4 Reasons It’s for You (Infographic)

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Nutrition experts love fiber. Not only does it make you feel full, so you’re less tempted to overeat. It also helps protect you against chronic diseases. Find ways to boost fiber in your diet.