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.
A new study linking pasta consumption to a lower body mass index (BMI) may have taken you by surprise. But before you start eating pasta for breakfast, lunch and dinner, consider these four factors.
Bored by your usual bowl of oatmeal? Fear not. Here Cleveland Clinic dietitian Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, explores seven other nutritious grains to jumpstart your day.
You know whole grain has more nutritional heft than white, bread, but can you choose between whole wheat, multi-grain, seven-grain, 12-grain, all natural, organic and enriched? An expert guides you down the bread aisle.
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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.
Start your day off right with this delicious breakfast that won’t leave you hungry mid-morning. Whole grains are high in fiber, high in protein, aid in digestion, and help you feel full.
This Mediterranean couscous salad is full of veggies and made with olive oil, lemon and sage. It’s a fresh-tasting, nutritious offering that’s easy to make and great for your heart. Enjoy it alone or as a side dish. Ingredients 1 ¾ cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth ¾ cup whole wheat couscous 1 cup grape tomatoes, … Read More
Make a hearty batch of lasagna rolls for your family using whole-grain noodles, fat-free ground turkey breast and low-fat mozzarella cheese. Serve with a side dish of steamed vegetables or a tossed salad for a healthy, filling meal. Ingredients 12 long whole-grain lasagna noodles 6 ounces ground turkey breast (skinless white meat, extra lean) 10 ounces … Read More
This trail mix fits easily in a pocket or purse, and can help you avoid spur-of-the-moment fast food or other unhealthy choices. The key is to include a protein source, such as the nuts and seeds found in this trail mix recipe, as well as a fiber source, provided by the nuts, seeds, whole grains … Read More
Healthy eating and exercise can help control the bloating, depression and irritability of PMS. Avoid salt, fast food and processed food, and chow down on fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy.