Are flavored yogurts a good option for breakfast? Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Wellness dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, answer this one.
Smoothies offer a convenient, refreshing way to fuel your day. But bad habits can keep you from getting that burst of energy and nutrients you need. Learn what not to add to your smoothie.
Do you rely on traditional sources of protein for your meals? Discover which foods they favor for boosting protein in your diet.
A simple and filling breakfast like yogurt is easy to prepare and eat on the run. You can add various toppings, fruit and nuts to your taste to jazz up this dish.
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You know what’s good about yogurt: It has calcium and vitamin D to strengthen your bones. It has protein to build muscle. And if that weren’t enough, studies now show that yogurt is good for your heart. Healthy cholesterol, healthy blood pressure Eating yogurt is linked to having healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels. According … Read More
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Serve up this Mexican asparagus dip with vegetables such as cucumber, red peppers, celery or carrots instead of chips for fabulous flavor.
Love yogurt? Whether you’re trying to build muscle or lose weight, you’ve got more options than ever. Here, we compare Greek-style and regular dairy and non-dairy varieties. Discover where you’ll find most nutrients, which varieties are vegan-friendly and which contain probiotics: A final note: Whatever your choice, avoid the empty calories in “fruit-on-the-bottom” varieties. Buy plain yogurt and … Read More
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 preventive cardiologist dietitian Julia Zumpano, RD, … Read More