Which Yogurt Is Right for You? (Infographic)

Yogurt is a popular snack that’s here to stay. Whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose weight, you’ve got more yogurt options than ever. Below, we compare dairy varieties — both Greek-style and regular — with non-dairy varieties. Some provide more protein, calcium and vitamin D. Others are better for vegans or those with dairy sensitivities. We explain which … Read More

5 Fast Fruity Breakfasts That Are Kind to Your Heart

We know that you’re too busy during the week to prepare complicated, time-consuming breakfasts for you and your family. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise on health. Here are five delicious, heart-healthy breakfast ideas that take no more than 10 minutes to prepare. These recipes come from nutritionist Julia Zumpano,  RD, LD, a registered … Read More

Recipe: Patriotic Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits (Infographic)

Your kids won’t be able to resist helping you build these fun patriotic-colored parfaits! Juicy strawberries, blueberries and cherries are tucked into layers of non-fat Greek yogurt – with just enough granola added for crunch and a touch of honey. The colorful fruits supply healthy doses of vitamin C and antioxidants while the yogurt adds … Read More

Probiotics: What You Need to Know

Probiotic supplements have been touted to improve gut health, balance vaginal flora and strengthen the immune system. They contain beneficial bacteria naturally found in the intestinal tract and in some foods, including yogurt, pickles, soft cheeses and sauerkraut. So, it makes sense to consider adding probiotic supplements to your diet. Studies are underway What you … Read More

Breakfast: Eat Like the Experts

Doctors and registered dietitians are used to giving advice on what you should eat to stay healthy. But what do they eat? We asked, and they answered. Over the next few weeks, we’ll give you a peek inside the daily eating habits of Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic’s featured experts in food and nutrition. First … Read More

Recipe: Red Fruit Frozen Yogurt Topping

Contributors: Children’s Hospital pediatric dietitians To satisfy your family’s sweet tooth, try pouring this warm, delicious fruit topping over frozen yogurt. Raspberries, cranberries and cherries are high in fiber, and contain vitamin C plus powerful antioxidants that help prevent disease. Consider using Splenda® sugar blend (part sugar, part sucralose) to reduce calories further. Splenda in moderation is … Read More