NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts and Benefits – Cleveland Clinic

With its white flesh, round shape, light-brown skin and Mexican origins, jicama is sometimes called a Mexican potato, Mexican turnip or yam bean. Pronounced “HEE-kuh-muh” or “HICK-uh-muh,” jicama is full of surprises. “Jicama is a high-fiber, low-calorie vegetable,” says registered dietitian Julia Zumpano, RD, LD. “It has the slight sweetness of an apple with the …

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Bad for You? – Cleveland Clinic

The argument for artificial sweeteners can certainly seem appealing on the surface. All the sweet, sweet taste of sugar, but with fewer (or no) calories. What could be better?  Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy …

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6 Proven Benefits of Drinking Kefir (Fermented Milk) – Cleveland Clinic

What is kefir? Is it a device that helps you locate lost keys? Nope. Something you plant in your garden? Nah. A new TikTok dance trend? Negative. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Here’s a …

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What They Are and Top Benefits – Cleveland Clinic

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Add some color to your plate” when it comes to a healthy diet.  Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Well, if your body’s health was a vibrant tapestry, flavonoids would …

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Why You Shouldn’t Drink Bulletproof Coffee – Cleveland Clinic

When you think of butter, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s toast and jam or holiday baking or even the farm-fresh churned kind, right from the cow. But how about coffee? Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or …

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4 Reasons Why Milk Is Good for You – Cleveland Clinic

If you were around in the 1990s, you might remember the dozens of quirky magazine ads featuring A-list celebrities sporting thick milk mustaches. In the years since, milk substitutes have cropped up and surged in popularity — but whatever happened to good old-fashioned dairy milk? Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on …

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How To Store Avocados Safely (Not in Water!) – Cleveland Clinic

Avocados may be scrumptiously tasty, but the oh-so-healthy fruit is a notorious source of frustration in the kitchen. It usually takes days of patiently waiting for a rock-hard avocado to ripen — and then, it seems to go from perfection to mushy in mere minutes. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on …

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What To Know About Water-Soluble Vitamins – Cleveland Clinic

Vitamins are compounds that are essential to your body’s functioning. And at the highest level, they get categorized as either being fat-soluble or water-soluble. To keep your body functioning at peak performance, you need both kinds.  Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not …

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