| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Aug 3, 2013
It's beach season. No, it's football season. No, it's back-to-school season. With temperatures in the 90s, UConn's first game (Aug 29] and freshman orientation getting closer, maybe it's all three.
For the hard-snacking consumer, it's a confusing time...
| Jul 24, 2013
The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving.
Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Raw and cooked leafy greens are an important part of a healthful diet. You’re in the majority if your definition of leafy greens is limited to salads made with iceberg lettuce. On the plus side, your salad is low in calories —about 14...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Packing a lunch can save money, but that’s not the only reason to do it. Involving your children in the process can help them learn about food, food safety, nutrition, health and basic kitchen skills.
Make packing lunch fun. Set aside “let&...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Fortified foods aren’t exactly new. In 1941, the makers of Wonder Bread first started adding vitamins to their highly processed white bread. Post Golden Crisp cereal gets more than half its calories from sugar, but darned if it isn’t fortified...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Healthy ideas to feel your best this autumn
1. GET OUTSIDE
The fall season brings with it plenty of cool, crisp air and vibrant fall foliage – making it the perfect time for outdoor activities. The comfortable temperatures make it ideal for a...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods.
The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Cornbread may not have been front and center, but we suspect it also was a source of contention during the Civil War. Or as it is also known: The War Between the Recipes. Even today, Southerners maintain that not even a smidgen of sugar should besmirch...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 2:10 PM
As families grow, dairy farmers often realize that they need to enlarge their farming operations as well. Instead of taking on more cows and producing more milk to sell wholesale in a market with wildly fluctuating prices, some opt to add value to that...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:43 AM
A&E's hit show "The Glades," which is produced largely in Broward County and features fictional agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, recently premiered its fourth season. Michelle Hurd plays the boss, Colleen Manus.
Hurd — who...