| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:56 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 reprinted here. This week, Deb Schulze weighs in on fiber....
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?
Welcome to the club.
"It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Pears and cheese go together like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers — classic, elegant and smooth. For a showstopper appetizer at fall parties, let these two tango on top of a pizza crust. Bartlett pears will provide a subtle, sweet contrast to...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:35 AM
The Healthy Monday Campaign has designated Monday as the day to start and sustain healthy habits. Why Mondays? It’s the January of the week, the perfect time for a fresh start. By setting a day (Monday) every week for people to think about and focus...
| Dec 28, 2011
New Year's Good Luck Hoppin' John
(*see dietary notes)
Recipe by: Chef Kelly Yorke
Hoppin' John is a soul food dish made of beans and rice that became popularized in the 1800's in America's Southeastern regions where legumes known as black eyed peas,...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
For those concerned about good health, the government is offering advice on how to get to a normal weight with the recent release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines.
The guidelines tell people what to eat more of, what to eat less of and how to balance the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Unsweetened whole-grain breakfast cereal, topped with berries and fat-free milk
Why: By eating whole, not refined, grains you¹ll increase the dietary fiber in your diet. Fruit provides fiber as well along with vitamin C, antioxidants and...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 9:17 AM
What's the skinny on eating lighter? This hearty yet healthier homemade Skinny Soup may be just the answer. Simmer a pot on the stovetop and enjoy the garden-fresh flavors that are bursting with goodness!
Cooking Time: 1 hr 10 min ...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:53 AM
Could it be? Is it possible? A sinfully rich-tasting strawberry shortcake with a lighter twist? Yes, our recipe for Guilt-Free Strawberry Shortcake, is a lighter version of classic strawberry shortcake that will make you a homemade hero.
| Jan 11, 2012
| 9:10 AM
The Baltimore Sun's new calo-count finder debuted on Tuesday, just when you were getting sloppy with your resolutions. The database compiles calorie counts from chain restaurants like Applebee's, Five Guys and IHOP.
Check it out here.
And also take a...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of stories on children eating vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight vegetables' flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some kids have to eating vegetables.
We eat with...