| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Cookies have always been a dieters ‘no-no,’ but now many companies are coming out with cookies that are marketed as ‘better-for-you.’ But, are they? Remember, most cookies still have a significant amount of sugar and aren’...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women whose diet include too little calcium or water — or too much salt — have an increased risk of developing kidney stones, a study confirms.
Researchers found that among more than 78,000 U.S. women in...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Chef Chris Koetke
For more recipes and information about the Veggie Love app:
Fish Tacos with Melon Salsa
Makes: 6 servings (2 each tacos per serving)
Start to Finish: 25 minutes
12 6-inch corn tortillas or corn taco...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, I can read the sign across the street! my 9-year-old daughter exclaimed as she stepped outside wearing her purple-framed glasses for the first time.
A few weeks prior to that day, she came home from school with a note after a vision...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:32 PM
A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about one of the major crops, corn, and before the ink was dry on the early edition, I received several calls and emails asking what was the crop growing at Antietam National Battlefield that looked sort of like corn...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:37 AM
Many fast food restaurants are serving up oatmeal in an effort to offer a healthy breakfast option for people on the run, but some varieties can have more sugar than a Snicker’s bar! Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on which...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly. Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy.
| May 1, 2012
| 2:07 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on eggs....
| May 2, 2012
| 8:47 AM
Yogurt is a great addition to any meal and also makes a great snack. It tastes great and has many health benefits. With so many flavors and varieties to choose from, there is bound to be one that you and your family enjoy. Portable yogurts are available...
| May 8, 2012
| 2:03 PM
A well-chosen snack can boost energy and brainpower and help in managing weight and health.
Fruits, vegetables, whole-grain breads and crackers, dairy foods and even leftovers are good choices, as they are nutrient-dense in relation to their calorie...
| May 24, 2012
Over the past decade, the nation's war on obesity has targeted some fairly obvious culprits, including fast food, pastries, fried foods and soda.
But recent scientific studies and a new government-sponsored documentary that aired last week on HBO have...