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  • Nutrition supplement dangers

    Nutrition supplement dangers
    More than half of American adults take nutritional supplements. They are not without risk. The Food and Drug Administration has received more than 6,000 reports of serious adverse events in the last five years. A Consumer Reports investigation has...
  • Get the Skinny on Lunchbox Add-ins

    Get the Skinny on Lunchbox Add-ins
    What starts out as a perfectly nutritious lunch can quickly become UNhealthy, depending on what sweets, treats, and snack packs are added in. Today we're Getting the Skinny with Molly on 10 better-for-you lunchbox extras that provide at least some...
  • Do kids need supplements?

    Do kids need supplements?
    When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
  • California a cornucopia of natural beauty products

    California a cornucopia of natural beauty products
    As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round. And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
  • Deep cleaning

    Deep cleaning
    The road to good health is littered with controversial body-detox strategies promising to melt pounds, boost energy and suck out toxins wrought by poor diet and modern living. It makes sense that a cleaner body is healthier than a toxic one. But does a...
  • What berries can do for you

    What berries can do for you
    Berries are nutritional powerhouses whether they're eaten fresh, frozen, dried, freeze-dried or powdered. But can they protect our brain and memory, melt fat and prevent urinary tract infections? Though emerging research is juicy, scientists know less...
  • Cracking the calories in rich crab favorites

    Cracking the calories in rich crab favorites
    Marylanders love their crabs — especially when the meat is picked and mixed with cream, cheese, mayo and Old Bay. And while crabs are generally not an unhealthy choice right out of the shell, one serving of a crab dish can pack a third or more of...
  • Flavored milks: Good or bad? You decide

    Flavored milks: Good or bad? You decide
    Confronted with a long-running food fight over whether to serve children flavored milk — chocolate, strawberry, banana, vanilla — in homes and in schools, parents may instinctively want to duck the issue. But, in the end, they're going to...
  • Kale: Its Green is the New Black

     
    It used to be that any recipe that called for kale was a recipe I didn’t try to make. I assumed kale was a chewy, yucky, gross green that I was never, ever going to like. It’s loaded with vitamins A and C and a good amount of iron and......
  • Food: It's making a comeback

     
    For years, companies have been trying to extract the health-promoting properties of various foods, package them in pills, and then make a buck. Voila, one magical wonder nutrient after another has hit the shelves of your local health food store, grocery...
  • Chocolate milk - healthy beverage or sugar in disguise?

     
    There has been a massive debate about whether or not chocolate milk should served with school lunches. Some health experts say the beverage which typically has 170 calories, 28 grams of sugar and one percent fat contributes to childhood obesity while...