So the label on the eggs in the fridge says “Sell by” yesterday’s date. You wonder if it’s safe to make that one last omelet. You hate to waste the eggs, but you want to be safe. A nutritionist provides sound advice about food safety for all your food groups.
In a perfect world, a food label like “organic” would be plain and simple. We don’t live in a perfect world. Instead, “organic” can apply to everything from an apple (which I recommend) to a sugar-packed cookie (which I do not recommend). Organic means health-boosting fruits and veggies or health-zapping junk food. Also, as I’ve … Read More
Try this cool, easy-to-make, peach and orange smoothie. It has healthy doses of vitamin C to support your immune system while promoting healthy skin. Research also suggests that vitamin C can help reduce risk of stroke, cancer and cardiovascular disease. So drink up in good health! Ingredients 2 cups light, no sugar added ice cream2 … Read More
When you venture out to the farmers market, you get more than just delicious, fresh foods. You also get health-boosting, disease-fighting nutrients. Download the Farmers Market Infographic Get more summer nutrition tips
No potato chip can beat this crispy snack — it’s not only scrumptious but also super-nutritious! A serving only has 112 calories and 1 gram of saturated fat, and you get a whopping 309 percent of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamin A, 201 percent vitamin C, 14 percent calcium and 10 percent iron. Enjoy these tasty … Read More
Spring means new beginnings, outdoor weather and, for many people, allergies. Use these tips to make the most of the good and the best of the bad.
Spring is a time for new beginnings, so why not add some new options to your diet? Get a fresh start with these five foods. They’re colorful, flavorful and full of the nutrients your body needs.
For the final part of our “Eat Like the Expert” series, we asked our doctors and registered dietitians: What are your favorite “cheat” foods? Their answers — including the idea that maybe “cheat” isn’t the best choice of words — may surprise you. As with all things related to food, moderation is the key. No … Read More
Are fruits and veggies the only food groups on your diet shopping list? If so, you’re missing out on the opportunity to get important vitamins and minerals, burn some fat and stay full longer. Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RD, suggests keeping the following foods in your diet — even when you’re on a diet. ‘Fall’ in … Read More
After a long day of helping patients, what do Cleveland Clinic’s food experts eat to close out the evening? This week in our “Eat Like the Experts” series, our doctors and registered dietitians answer another question: What do you eat for dinner? They also reveal their favorite comfort foods — and ice cream is definitely … Read More