Diet & Nutrition

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12 Baking Hacks For a Healthier You (Infographic)

How to Bake Healthier Treats for Your Family (Infographic)

Tags: butter, chocolate, infographic, kitchen, milk, Recipes, sugar

You don’t have to ditch your tried-and-true recipes to bake healthier. Cleveland Clinic dietitian Anna Taylor offers 12 easy ways to make your favorites lower in fat and calories.


5 Easy Steps to Healthy Tacos You'll Love (Infographic)

5 Easy Steps to Tacos You'll Love (Infographic)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, infographic, salsa

Love a flavorful Mexican feast? Learn how to build a better taco as our dietitian explains which of your favorite options are healthy and which are not.


Smoothie-bowl

How to Turn a Smoothie Into a Hearty, Healthy Bowl

Tags: diet, healthy diet, smoothies, superfoods

Get tips for swapping the straw for a spoon — and trading an on-the-go option for a healthy sit-down meal.


Green-smoothie-bowl

Recipe: Go Green Smoothie Bowl

Tags: diet, healthy diet, Recipes, smoothie

This recipe is packed with the leafy green goodness of spinach, plus plenty of superfood toppings.


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Recipe: Berry Smoothie Bowl

Tags: diet, healthy diet, Recipes, smoothie

Get your fill of creamy smoothie goodness with crunchy, healthy toppings including slivered almonds and chia seeds.


Why You Love or Hate Cilantro

Do You Love or Hate Cilantro? The Reason May Surprise You

Tags: DNA, genetics, herbs and spices

Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly cut herbs? However, there’s one aromatic leaf that can produce a distinctly negative reaction: cilantro. Find out why you may love or hate it. The answer may be in your genes.


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What Your Tongue Can Tell You About Your Health

Tags: dental health, oral cancer, oral health, smoking, vitamins

Changes in tongue color or pain in your tongue can be an indication of a serious condition. A Cleveland Clinic family physician discusses why you should watch for changes on your tongue.


Do You Know the Color of Body Fat? (Infographic)

Do You Know the Color of Body Fat? (Infographic)

Tags: diabetes, fat, good fat, heart attack, infographic, obesity, overweight, stroke

Think you know the color of human body fat by looking at cuts of meat? Think again. Our body fat is different from that of a cow or a pig. Explore the different colors, what they mean, and which kind to avoid at all costs.


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7 Secrets to Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

Tags: kidney cancer, kidney disease, kidney health, kidney stones

Learn the 7 secrets to keeping your kidneys healthy from a Cleveland Clinic nephrologist. Find tips that can help whether or not you are at risk for kidney disease.


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How You Can Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days (Video)

Tags: artificial sweeteners, healthy diet, sugar, video, videos, weight gain, weight loss

New research shows that sugar is biologically addictive; the more sugar you eat, the more you crave. The good news is that people can break the sugar addiction in 10 days. Watch this video to find out how.