| Dec 5, 2011
Struggling with the black dog of depression? The supplement aisle abounds with options for people seeking a non-medicinal remedy — but figuring out what works and what doesn't can be a challenge for consumers and experts alike.
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Fish and shellfish are an important part of a healthful diet. Fish and shellfish contain high-quality protein and other essential nutrients, are low in saturated fat, and contain omega-3 fatty acids.
A well-balanced diet that includes a variety of fish...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:27 PM
Q: What’s the best way to address a cat’s dry, flaky skin?
A: Common causes for dry kitty skin include allergic reactions (to food, dust or flea bites) and poor diet, but it could also signal kidney, liver, heart, adrenal or thyroid...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:36 PM
More and more people are buying fish-oil capsules to reduce the risk of heart attack and
strokes. They’re reportedly the most popular supplement after multivitamins. Consumer
Reports just tested 15 top-selling brands purchased in the New York...
| 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 youšll increase the dietary fiber in your diet. Fruit provides fiber as well along with vitamin C, antioxidants and...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 10:43 AM
January’s just around the corner, so of course we’re talking weight loss. And for those of you looking for something that’s effortless but can give you noticeable results, there are three relatively new diet systems on the market that...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids.
Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...
| May 25, 2011
A scary thing happens in the kitchen when a kid, who used to scarf down half the pantry and call it "just a snack," decides to take up an uber-taxing sport. And then decides he is going to eat like the pros.
You can a.) take out a second mortgage to...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Loyola Health Fair
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Live a healthy lifestyle by watching your weight and getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night.
Engage in regular aerobic, resistance and stretching exercise....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:19 PM
A hectic lifestyle makes it easy to skip a meal or to grab less-than-nutritious food on the run. Including powerhouse foods as part of a healthful diet will keep your energy up and your immune system strong.
Powerhouse foods are high in phytonutrients,...