Older woman eating a salad

How Healthy Eating Can Help You to Age Better

Tags: carbohydrates, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, vitamin D, whole grains

Maintaining a healthy diet is important throughout our lives. But as we get older, the onset of medical conditions and lifestyle changes can lead to the need to adjust our eating habits.


Bean and Artichoke Salad

Recipe: Veggie, Bean and Artichoke Salad

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, heart healthy diet, Recipes

This flavorful mix of beans, artichokes, red pepper, onion, tomato and herbs is easy to make, healthy and filling. Make it as an appetizer, side dish or meal.


Fruit Popsicle

Recipe: DIY Fruit Popsicles

Tags: fruits and vegetables, Recipes, summer

Need something sweet, cool and refreshing? This popsicle recipe focuses on fruit purees so it's healthy and delicious. It's also easy -- make them at home and put them in your freezer.


Peach Smoothie

Recipe: Peach-Vanilla Yogurt Smoothie

Tags: breakfast, fruits and vegetables, Recipes, smoothie, soy

Enjoy this very refreshing, tasty drink for breakfast or a snack. You can build from this recipe and modify it with different fruit such as strawberries or you can use a low-fat soy milk or skim milk.


Quinoa

Recipe: Quinoa With Tomatoes, Mangoes and Toasted Almonds

Tags: fruits and vegetables, herbs and spices, Recipes, summer

This seasonal summer dish is delicious with a mixed green salad or grilled veggies. Or you can pair this dish with leftover poultry or fish, along with a salad or grilled vegetable.


9 Fruits and Veggies to Keep on Your Shopping List

9 Veggies and Fruits to Keep on Your Shopping List (Infographic)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, infographic, kale

Although watercress dominated other veggies in a new study on nutrient density, eating a variety of veggies and fruit is still important. Discover nine of our favorites.


Carrott Zucchini Muffins

Recipe: Morning Glory Chia Seed Muffins

Tags: breakfast, fruits and vegetables, morning, omega-3, Recipes, seeds

These muffins are mildly sweet, nutty and full of veggies and fiber. The cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, raisins and dates all make these muffins so delicious, you'll forget they're so good for you!


Fresh Apples

Make the Most of Your Farmer’s Market Trip (Slideshow)

Tags: farmer's market, fruits and vegetables, heart-healthy oils, whole grains

Farmer’s markets bring fresh food to the neighborhood and boost the local economy. They save on shipping and fuel (and make our planet happy). Join Cleveland Clinic registered dietitian Laura Jeffers as she shares these tips for shopping at a farmer’s market.


Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato

Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato With Black Beans

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, healthy diet, summer

Try this protein-packed vegetarian meal for days when you don't have time to cook. Bake the potato in the microwave, add beans and other ingredients and serve with frozen steamed vegetables. It's ready in 10 minutes!


Recipe: Yogurt Fruit Dip

Recipe: Yogurt Honey Dip With Fruit Kabobs

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy dessert, Recipes

This simple, sweet and healthy treat is delicious and good for you too. Probiotics in the yogurt introduce beneficial bacteria to the gastrointestinal tract and can help support your digestion and immune health.