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How Many Eggs Can You Eat to Stay Heart-Healthy?

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

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

As mornings get cooler, a steaming bowl of oatmeal may be just the thing to get your day off to a good start. Plain oats (though packed with cholesterol-lowering and blood-sugar steadying soluble fiber) can get a tad monotonous. With these 10 tips from Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, you can mix … Read More

Quick and Easy Breakfasts Your Kids Will Love

Children need a nutritious breakfast every day to set them up for success. But getting your kids to eat something before school is not always easy, especially if you are a health-conscious parent. Don’t give up. Some simple tips and fun ideas can help. Pediatric registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby says building a better back-to-school breakfast starts … Read More

Recipe: Oatmeal Pecan Waffles or Pancakes

This versatile recipe for either waffles or pancakes is not just delicious but healthy too. Pecans offer antioxidants that may help promote heart health and are a rich source of vitamin E.  By skipping the syrup and replacing with fresh berries, this dish provides another source of powerful antioxidants, plus fiber! Ingredients Waffle/Pancake Mix 1 … Read More

Recipe: Morning Glory Chia Seed Muffins

These muffins are mildly sweet, nutty and full of veggies. Each tasty muffin, which contains carrot and zucchini, offers 4 grams of fiber and chia seeds, which are high in Omega 3’s. But wait until you take your first bite. The cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, raisins and dates all make these muffins so delicious, you’ll … Read More

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5 Fun Breakfasts That Kids Can Make for Mom

Let kids show mom how much they care on Mother’s Day. Turn them loose in the kitchen! With a little help from Dad, there are plenty of fun breakfast treats they can safely and easily make. Most don’t require an oven or a stove. Pediatric registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby offers 5 easy breakfast ideas that … Read More

Use Yoga to Wake Up (Video)

Here’s a wake-up call for you: Try a little yoga to get going each morning. Judi Bar, a certified yoga therapist at Cleveland Clinic, says a little deep breathing will help get your body ready for the day ahead. Take some deep breaths with a little longer inhale. This stimulates the body’s “fight or flight” … Read More