| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Rachel Ernzen weighs in on fruit.
Antioxidants naturally found in fruits are gaining popularity as "power foods" and can be found added to a variety...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:51 AM
Snacking on veggie chips can be an easy way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, and your kids’ diets - but how much nutritional benefit are you really getting? Some of the most popular veggie chips aren’t much better than plain old...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:32 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 printed here. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Natural Beauty Products
A homemade honey face mask is packed with so much goodness, it's absolutely mind-boggling! Honey masks can prevent skin discoloration, infections and acne, rejuvenate skin and helps skin disorders like eczema because of a...
| Aug 7, 2012
Clinical Oncology Dietician
Wholesome Temptation Cookbook
Grilled Red Snapper with Herb-Garlic Marinade
Makes about 2 1/2 cups
2 6 large garlic cloves
1/3 cup packed tender fresh thyme sprigs
1/4 cup packed...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:11 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Genetically modified rice could be a good source of vitamin A for children in countries where deficiency in the vitamin is common, a new study suggests.
The study tested so-called Golden Rice against both spinach and...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I've dealt with stomach problems all my life. Sometimes it's hard to eat, but I am under physician's care. What natural remedy can soothe my tummy when it's hard to eat? — W.C., Denver, Colo.
Dear W.C.: Probiotics are fundamental...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Chapped lips, flyaway hair, dry skin, cracked elbows — Southern California winters may be mild, but they still cause beauty problems.
"Independent of where you live, your skincare regimen needs to change with the seasons," says Dr. Ava Shamban,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There's no question that fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and provide benefits to body and mind that go far beyond conventional nutrition. Most are rich in phytochemicals, whose natural power to support health and combat...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:52 AM
Thanksgiving is the kick-off to the holiday festivities and that means that the access to high-fat, high-calorie foods will be plentiful from now until the end of the year. And while it can be a difficult time to stay on track with your weight loss...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:57 AM
A time used to exist when we didn’t have to worry about harmful products being added to our foods, but now it is hard to find foods that are all-natural. The effect that these added ingredients have on our child’s growing bodies is not fully...