| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I take a water pill (diuretic) for blood pressure. Now, I have to take Boniva for osteopenia. Is there a connection? What's next for me?— H.J., Ocala
Dear H.J.: Oh, yes, definitely connected! Your diuretic makes you lose water...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q. Is sourdough bread a healthy addition to my diet?
A. If you appreciate the flavor nuances of sourdough bread, you're in tune with a vein of tradition held dear for centuries. This oldest form of leavened bread is enjoying a rise in popularity in...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm concerned about my bone density because I was told I have osteopenia. Are all calcium supplements the same? Do you have other recommendations? — A.F., New York
Dear A.F.: Osteopenia, or lower-than-normal bone density, is...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:04 AM
St Patrick’s Day means it’s time for all things green! And when it comes to food (or beer!), some of you may be looking for more natural alternatives to old-school green food coloring. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it! segment, I...
| Dec 31, 2011
In 2011, we interviewed 26 South Florida celebrities regarding their fitness regimens. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, we've selected some of their best answers to our questions.
Read what they're doing to keep their bodies healthy and looking...
| 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 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
"Mad Men" actress January Jones ate her placenta (to be fair, dried and made into a pill). Alicia Silverstone chews up veggies and deposits them mama-bird-style into her baby son's mouth. And model Gisele Bundchen says her diaper-free son was toilet...
| Jun 30, 2011
In college, Erika Huerta weighed 200 pounds. She had never been an athlete and, like many, her family didn't emphasize healthy eating. She decided to make a lifestyle change, which led to losing 70 pounds and feeling much better.