Recipe: Sweet Banana Smoothie

This banana smoothie recipe includes low-fat dairy products and can be combined with canned soft fruits (such as peaches, pears or fresh, ripe bananas). They are hydrating and nutritious and provide calcium and protein. If you are lactose-intolerant (cannot drink milk or eat dairy products), a similar smoothie can be made using protein powder, fruit … Read More

Breakfast: Eat Like the Experts

Doctors and registered dietitians are used to giving advice on what you should eat to stay healthy. But what do they eat? We asked, and they answered. Over the next few weeks, we’ll give you a peek inside the daily eating habits of Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic’s featured experts in food and nutrition. First … Read More

Runners: Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Whether you’re a casual runner or training to run a marathon, you need a diet that’s high in carbohydrates, moderate in protein and low in fat, says Cleveland Clinic Sports Health dietitian Kate Patton, MEd, RD, CSSD, LD. And you need to drink plenty of fluids. About 60 to 70 percent of your diet should … Read More

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What You Need to Know About Protein

Protein fortified foods seem to be popping up more and more on grocery store shelves these days. For example, nutrition bars, cereals, crackers, bread, powders, drinks, shakes and even water! Protein from meat, fish, dairy and soy are just as good if not better. Let’s take a look at why. Protein is made up of … Read More