Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our new series, “The Short Answer.” Nutrition expert Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, answers this one.
Popcorn, an antioxidant-filled snack, is acknowledged as a “superfood.” Get a dietitian’s tips on how to make the most of its benefits.
Do you love potatoes? They often represent guilty pleasures, golden and oil-kissed. But if you look deeper into the eyes of this humble spud, it has a lot of good things to offer your body.
For many of us parents, it’s fundraising time – that time of year when our youngsters are hawking everything from cookies to caramel corn to benefit their school, team or club. Here’s how to handle all the tempting foods that may be coming into your house.
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.
Eating well can make all the difference in your daily life. Dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about how to maximize the nutrition you get from your diet, and how a registered dietitian can help.
You know whole grain has more nutritional heft than white, bread, but can you choose between whole wheat, multi-grain, seven-grain, 12-grain, all natural, organic and enriched? An expert guides you down the bread aisle.
Can some foods make your skin look firmer, clearer and younger? Registered dietitian Laura Jeffers talks about healthy choices for you that are also healthy for your skin.
Even when you think you’re eating healthy, you may want to think again… There are some foods pretending to be healthier than they really are. Or they may be healthy in themselves, but only if you don’t overdo them. These seven foods could be undermining your attempts to lose weight and eat healthy.
There are unlimited ways to mix versatile Goji berries into your diet. In this infographic, Cleveland Clinic registered dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, explores how this fruit’s nutritional profile is almost too good to be true.