We all want to be heart-healthy, and ensuring healthy levels of cholesterol — a fat, or lipid, carried through the bloodstream — is the first step. Learn the steps that you can take to lower your risks of heart attack and stroke.
Are you trying to lose weight? Get advice from a doctor who often works with overweight patients. She offers practical advice.
You care about your health, so you eat veggies every day. But are you preparing the same ones over and over again? Time to get out of your cooking rut! Here are six often-neglected vegetables our dietitians recommend trying.
If you’re thinking about cutting back on the amount of salt you eat, make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons.
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Summer is a great time to renew your resolution to eat more healthy foods. Combined in healthy menus, summertime foods can help give you more than just one season of heart health.
Some kinds are underweight despite parents’ best efforts to feed them well. A registered dietitian talks about how you can tell if a child is truly underweight and she offers tips to help a child gain weight the healthy way.
Experts recommend no more than 2,300 mg of sodium a day, but most Americans average of about 3,400 milligrams. Learn about how salt may be hidden in your food, even in foods that don’t taste salty.
If conflicting information has you confused about what a “nutritious” diet is supposed to look like, you’re not alone. Keep these seven basics in mind when you’re planning meals, buying groceries and dining out.
Love breakfast sandwiches from the drive-through — but not what they do to your waistline? It’s time to think beyond the biscuit and find new ways to combine proteins, veggies and toppings into a tasty package that can fuel your day.
Eating the right kind of fat can lower your risks for obesity and chronic diseases. Learn which fats will help you feel and look your best and which fats you should avoid.