| Dec 14, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Boards of directors
Charles Fitzgerald, principal and founding member, Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo LLC, Orlando, was elected to the board of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.
The Greater Orlando American Heart Association appointed the...
| Dec 17, 2014
Barbara Barlage, assistant branch manager at BankUnited in Boca Raton, recently was appointed to the board of directors for the Schoolhouse Children's Museum & Learning Center in Boynton Beach.
A former Realtor, Barlage, was formerly on the...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:38 PM
People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University.
"When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Qiana Sago knew she had a problem.
Three years ago, at age 30, she weighed 269 pounds. She was taking pills for high blood pressure. Her triglycerides were "the highest you can have," she said.
Working as an LAX custodian, she was surrounded by fast...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Is sugar making us sick?
A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
| Dec 10, 2014
Well-known and visible in the community, Armand Grossman has filed to run for Boca Raton City Council, going after Deputy Mayor Constance Scott's seat since she is term limited and can't run again.
The Municipal Election is March 10, but Grossman...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Our local ‘Valley Girls’ open up and answer questions about their businesses. Meet Susan Bella Linski, owner of Susan Bella LLC in Allentown’s historic West End theater district.
Each issue we profile a Lehigh Valley businesswoman...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As the major source of omega-3 fats in our diet, fish is a healthy protein source that people should include more often. Many health organizations, including the American Heart Association (AHA) and Alzheimer's Association,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Standing in the butter and margarine aisle of the supermarket trying to decide which to buy can get overwhelming. While this is just one of many choices you make about dietary fats on a typical grocery trip, you also make...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Obesity, especially among children, is a problem in the United States. In the past 30 years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents.
The medical costs for...