A diet rich in whole grains may significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese adults who are younger than age 50, new research from Cleveland Clinic shows.
What’s informing your choices at the Thanksgiving table? We talked with registered dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, to separate facts from fiction.
Like the taste of salsa but want to have it with something more substantial than chips? Try mixing it in with these great grains as a side dish. The tomatoes in the salsa are a great source of vitamin C and beta carotene.
With pita bread, you can make something that looks gourmet in 15 minutes. It’s also a healthier alternative to high-calorie breads and pizza crusts. Find recipes and suggestions for easy meals and snacks.
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