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.
Eating a heart-healthy diet is on the minds of many of us, but making the right food choices can be a challenge.
It’s important to pay attention to nutrition labels and to understand each section. A dietitian walks you through a typical nutrition label so you know what to watch for and how to make healthier decisions.
When it comes to dieting, it’s easy to wish for a magic number. But I’ve seen too many patients rely on calorie count as the answer. Sure, it matters how many calories you eat in a day. But fixating on that number can cause problems, too. It can become like a game: “If I eat … Read More
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Love yogurt? Whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose weight, you’ve got more options than ever. Here, we compare Greek-style and regular dairy and non-dairy varieties. Discover where you’ll find most nutrients, which varieties are vegan-friendly and which contain probiotics: A final note: Whatever your choice, avoid the empty calories in “fruit-on-the-bottom” varieties. Buy plain yogurt and … Read More
When you’re grocery shopping, breakfast options may seem endless. How do you make the healthiest choice? Watch this video to see how to break down breakfast one aisle at a time. We’ll go aisle by aisle, and we’ll talk about options for cereal, bread and nut-butters. Find some advice about selecting cold cereal, granola, hot … Read More
There are few diseases as devastating as Huntington’s disease (HD) – a progressive condition that can cause uncontrollable movement, emotional disturbances and cognitive problems. We know this mysterious condition is encoded in people’s genes, but researchers have yet to unlock exactly how to stop or slow its progression. However, new research offers insight about the … Read More
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
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered a protein that inhibits the growth of cancerous tumors and slows development of new blood vessels that help cancers to spread. The creation of new blood vessels, or angiogenesis, plays a critical role in the growth of cancer and its spread through the body. The new blood vessels deliver nutrients and … Read More
Contributor: Kylene Guerra, RD Protein is the rage these days, touted on many a power bar wrapper and used to fortify various cereals, crackers, bread – and even water! This is a slow-burning fuel. Because protein takes longer to digest, it keeps you feeling full: good news for people trying to lose weight. It’s also … Read More