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  • A reversal on carbs

    A reversal on carbs
    Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should. But a growing number of top nutritional scientists blame excessive carbohydrates — not...
  • Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin

    Cleaning up your carb act: Where to begin
    Most Americans eat between 250 and 300 grams of carbohydrates a day, the equivalent of 1,000 to 1,200 calories. The Institute of Medicine, which sets dietary nutrient requirements, recommends 130 grams a day. Some, such as Dr. Frank Hu, professor of...
  • Bears win NFC North with 40-14 victory over Vikings

    Bears win NFC North with 40-14 victory over Vikings
    MINNEAPOLIS — The likely end of a Hall of Fame career. The first outdoor game in Minnesota in 29 years. A record-setting kick return. For the Bears, all of it paled in comparison with clinching the NFC North championship and their first playoff...
  • Peirsol settles for silver

    Peirsol settles for silver
    IRVINE — If Aaron Peirsol was upset, he sure kept a great poker face Wednesday night at Irvine High. Peirsol might not have felt upset, but David Plummer of Minnesota definitely pulled one off. The 6-foot-4 Peirsol doesn't usually get out-...
  • Salo provides insight on Peirsol

    IRVINE — Just the other day, Dave Salo said he and Aaron Peirsol talked about Irvine, where Salo coached and Peirsol learned to swim. Salo is the general manager of the Irvine Novaquatics, Peirsol's club team as a kid. The two go way back and they...
  • Friday: Balkan Beat Box, The Walkmen, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, Matt and Kim, Jamie Lidell, and Lady Gaga

    Friday: Balkan Beat Box, The Walkmen, Mavis Staples, Drive-By Truckers, The New Pornographers, Dirty Projectors, Matt and Kim, Jamie Lidell, and Lady Gaga
    My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending the University of Minnesota in one month. This is my fourth Lollapalooza. In a way, every festival (and especially this one) is a chore, or if you're feeling more...
  • Sunday: The Dodos, Blitzen Trapper, Mumford & Sons, Hockey, X Japan, Yeasayer, Frightened Rabbit, Erykah Badu, The National, Arcade Fire

    Sunday: The Dodos, Blitzen Trapper, Mumford & Sons, Hockey, X Japan, Yeasayer, Frightened Rabbit, Erykah Badu, The National, Arcade Fire
    My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending University of Minnesota in the fall. This is my fourth Lollapalooza. Sunday is when every part of Lolla verges on becoming too much of a good thing. Ambition of...
  • Community & Clubs: Minnesota and a family reunion

    As you were picking up the Aug. 4 edition of the Daily Pilot to read with your morning coffee, I was on a Delta Air Lines flight to Minneapolis via a connection in Salt Lake City. It was one of my three trips in 2010 to visit my older brother, LeRoy,...
  • Pushing back on back surgery

    Pushing back on back surgery
    Three years ago, Amy Leyden took her 10-year-old son, Luke, on a vacation to Oregon. Her back hasn't been the same since. In a furious game of touch football, Leyden made a spectacular catch but landed flat on her back. That night, she slept on a friend'...
  • Music fan creates 'Mayhem'

    Music fan creates 'Mayhem'
    First came the idea for a game. Then came the plan for a cause. When Bill Solboe originally envisioned Music Mayhem, it was as a board game in the late '90s — the result of a long car ride with college buddies, during which they passed the time...
  • Shrimp 101

    Shrimp 101
    America's favorite seafood? Shrimp. It's easy to see why; shrimp are available fresh or frozen, shell-on and peeled, raw and cooked. Shrimp lend themselves to countless dishes, from curries to gumbos to kebabs to stir fries. "Mom and I loved shrimp,"...