Trying to boost the protein in your diet to maintain your muscle mass? Focus on getting the right amount of protein from the most nutritious sources. Here, our dietitians list four sources of protein to avoid.
When most people think of their risk for having a heart attack or stroke, factors like cholesterol and blood pressure come to mind. But a new study shows that what’s in your gut can play a role as well.
With continued evidence piling up that shows red meat and processed meats – such as bacon and sausage – are not good for your health, it’s time to start choosing the white meat or vegetarian option.
Research finds that you can eliminate many of the effects of chronic pain and side effects of medications with an anti-inflammatory diet, regular exercise and stress management.
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Scientific evidence has been accumulating for decades that colon cancer is more common among people who eat the most red meat and processed meat.
Washing food before you eat it may sound like a good idea, but that’s not always true. I like to give my patients these simple guidelines to follow for food safety. 1. Don’t rinse meat before cooking. Many people mistakenly believe you should wash or rinse raw poultry, beef, pork, lamb or veal before cooking. … Read More
The science of which foods are — and aren’t — good for your heart can seem to be ever changing. Recent studies have been coming so fast that keeping up starts to feel like mission impossible. The good news is that there’s still more agreement among experts about the basics of diet and the heart … Read More
Some people prefer their meat on the rare side. But as a registered dietitian, I want my patients to be aware that tasting or eating undercooked meat can cause food poisoning. It’s important to understand what “undercooked” really means as it applies to different meats and cuts. How long to cook meat Meat may contain … Read More
If you’d like to cut down or eliminate or your consumption of meat, but you’re not sure how to get started, try what many dietitians recommend as a first step: Meatless Mondays. What are Meatless Mondays? As the name implies, it means refraining from eating meat one day a week — on Mondays. Meatless Mondays is a public health … Read More
Is it okay to eat butter now? “It’s not a sin,” says Steven Nissen, MD, chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Nissen and other top cardiologists want you to know that things are changing in our view of diet and heart disease. Indeed, the new federal government-commissioned Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary … Read More