Bored by your usual bowl of oatmeal? Fear not. Here Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, explores seven other nutritious grains to jumpstart your day.
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Many of us can’t — or won’t — start the day without a mug of something warm to drink. Whether it’s coffee or tea, a steaming cup of brew is a welcome sight on most mornings. So if you’re going to drink something every day, make it as healthy as possible.
The simple act of writing down what you’re grateful for before bed can lead to better sleep, nicer dreams and refreshing start to the next day.
If you’re looking for a simple breakfast that is healthy and keeps you full until lunch, look no further. Try overnight oats – or oats soaked in water, milk or yogurt overnight then topped with your choice of ingredients. Below are 7 flavorful combinations to get you off to a good start.
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
We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But is it? A pair of recent studies has some questioning this long-held advice. Breakfast has been associated with lower body weight in observational studies, a type of study in which researchers simply observe individuals or measure outcomes. However, researchers have yet … Read More
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
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
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