Everyone agrees: trans fat is unhealthy. Now federal regulators are taking steps to eliminate it from our diet completely. In three years, food manufacturers will have to phase out artificial trans fats from their products, under guidelines announced by the FDA.
Confused about which oils are heart-healthy and which aren’t? Keep this primer from our registered dietitian as a ready reference.
Farmers 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 farmers market.
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. Here are seven tips to help you decide.
What kind of cook are you? Do you measure carefully with a measuring spoon or cup -- or are you a more adventurous type who uses a splash and dash instead? Watch out for hidden calories, especially in food you make yourself!
Oil-pulling is swishing a teaspoon of oil in your mouth for 20 minutes every day, then spitting it out. The Indian folk practice is becoming a fad because of celebrity endorsements.
The Food and Drug Administration takes a big first step in completely eliminating trans fats from the U.S. food supply.
This Health Hub Knockout pits olive oil against coconut oil to see which is better for your heart. Our HVI dietitians consider the amount of polyunsaturated fat and saturated fat each oil contains and look at the research.