| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:00 PM
When I was growing up, tea was something I was given by my mother and grandmother as a cure for colds. "Drink some hot tea, and you will feel better. I guarantee it." My choices were pretty simple, Tetley or Lipton.
Today, food stores stock scores of...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Lately I seem to be getting the same question over and over: "What do I do when my child wants to adopt a vegetarian lifestyle?" For most, it begins with powerful feelings about animals. I can relate: I refused to eat meat at the age of 6 when I...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 6:09 AM
LONDON - It looked like a burger. It smelled like a burger. It tasted, well, almost like a burger.
The first ever lab-grown beef hamburger was cooked and eaten in London on Monday.
"We proved it's possible," said scientist Mark Post, who created the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Whole grains are among the best sources of dietary fiber, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease. They also have some valuable antioxidants not found in fruits and vegetables as well as B vitamins, vitamin E, iron and magnesium. Here are a couple...
| Aug 29, 2013
After a summer out in the sun, your hair can use a little pampering. The right hair products can help restore your locks after the rigors of the season.
"Sunlight is very damaging to the hair and very drying," says Julie Campbell, general manager of G...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - While at a nutrition conference, I tasted a delicious salad made with a grainlike food called quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) mixed with fresh vegetables. I decided to make a similar salad at home. Making the recipe, however, required a bit...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods.
The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Cornbread may not have been front and center, but we suspect it also was a source of contention during the Civil War. Or as it is also known: The War Between the Recipes. Even today, Southerners maintain that not even a smidgen of sugar should besmirch...
| Sep 13, 2013
The Elkridge Volunteer Fire Department's Junior Firefighters sponsors a Wacky Tacky youth dance for ages 9 to 15, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at 6275 Old Washington Road. Food and beverages, which include pizza, corn dogs,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
"Raw" is not about sashimi, carpaccio or Ethiopian kitfo; it's a veggie thing — all about sprouting, sunshine and summertime. Nutritionists and physicians since Dr. Dolittle have known about the benefits of an uncooked vegan diet and have touted...