In functional medicine, we see food not just as energy, but as information and instructions for your hormones, brain chemistry, gut flora and immune system.
Popular cereals are loaded with sugar, refined carbs and other additives. Discover which ingredients to look for, which ingredients to avoid, and how to boost the nutrients in your breakfast.
These maple and vanilla sweetened cookies include simple, whole grains, such as oat and flaxseed. These cookies are healthy, delicious and naturally sweetened.
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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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.
Oatmeal is a good breakfast whether you make it simple or dress it up with lots of fruit and nut toppings. But here’s the other beautiful thing about oatmeal. If you eat one and one-half cups of it each day, you can lower your cholesterol by 5 to 8 percent. It contains soluable and insoluable … 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
When you travel, it can be hard to keep a routine of exercise and eating healthy. Time changes, new surroundings, and a packed schedule can all interfere. But even small changes can make a difference in your health and give you energy while you are away from home. The key is to keep things simple. … Read More
Nothing says home better than oatmeal cookies. This dough can be mixed in one bowl. You can add your favorite dried fruits or chopped nuts, or change the spice to ginger or cinnamon.
A healthy breakfast does not require a lot of time or energy every day. All you need to do is stock up on good ingredients when you’re at the grocery store each week. Then take a few minutes each morning to put it together. These few changes in shopping and morning habits can help you … Read More