| May 8, 2013
| 2:05 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fish oil supplements did not prevent heart problems in people who hadn't had a heart attack yet, in a large long-term study from Italy.
The study - a gold-standard randomized, controlled trial - tested the effect of omega-3...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Everyone seems to be popping omega-3 fatty acid supplements these days. In fact, omega-3s are the most common nonvitamin, nonmineral natural product taken by adults, according to a survey by the National Center for Health Statistics and the National...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on stroke prevention....
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:05 PM
Visibly aging but young at heart? Don't count on it, researchers suggested.
In a study following more than 10,000 people over 35 years, the presence of visible signs of aging signaled an increased risk of heart attack and heart disease.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:28 PM
"Free-from" food products, whether they're labeled sugar-free, fat-free or gluten-free, are fast becoming a trendy lifestyle choice, regardless of allergies or intolerance.
The popularity of these products, tastier and more widely available than ever, is...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Salmon Mousse with Vegetable Dippers
HANDS-ON TIME: 25 minutes TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes plus chilling time
Creamy and delicious—and brimming with omega-3s and vitamin D—this salmon mousse gets a health and flavor kick from...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly. Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:56 PM
I have a friend who swears she healed her son's serious brain injury with food. Antioxidants, omega-3s, pure proteins — she found them in blueberries, eggs and other nutrition-packed foods and helped pave his road to health. Even if you're not...
| May 28, 2012
If you wish you didn't have to bother with a monthly period, you're not alone. In fact, more than 30 percent of women in a recent survey said they'd rather go to the dentist than deal with menstrual woes. But Bahar Takhtehchian, SHAPE's Editor-at-Large,...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Healthful eating starts with supportive nutrition. This means clean eating, or choosing foods that provide you with essential nutrients, including healthful fats (such as Omega-3), antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and especially protein.
The easiest way...