New Research Works to Unlock Mystery of Huntington’s Disease

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

5 Fast Fruity Breakfasts That Are Kind to Your Heart

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

Newly Discovered Protein Inhibits Cancer Growth

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

7 Tips to Power Up With Protein

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

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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

Risky Genes: Lipo Protein A and Heart Attacks (Video)

You can watch your diet and stick to a workout plan—but you can’t change your genes. And if those include a link to heart disease, even a healthy lifestyle might not be enough to prevent a heart attack. Leslie Cho, MD, Director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Women’s Cardiovascular Center, explains how a genetic link to … 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