| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:25 AM
We need calcium to help keep bones strong, but did you also know that calcium can help to lower blood pressure and even help prevent muscle cramping? We know the top calcium-rich foods like milk, cheese, and yogurt, but not all of us get enough of...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Chef Richard Blais’ Spicy BouilliaBlais
Prep: 55 minutes Makes: 4 servings
Cook: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
2 lemons, medium
2 tablespoons plus 2...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:31 PM
One of the easiest ways to advance in your fitness goals is to take advantage of the seasonal advantages of the upcoming summer season. Produce is cheaper, everyone is grilling, and there are plenty of reasons to get out of the house. What can you do this...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Cookies have always been a dieters ‘no-no,’ but now many companies are coming out with cookies that are marketed as ‘better-for-you.’ But, are they? Remember, most cookies still have a significant amount of sugar and aren’...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:34 PM
You know that fruits, vegetables, whole grains are good for you, but some foods have been shown to be standouts for lowering problems linked to aging. You might want to include more of these on your shopping list:
"Brainberries": That's the nickname Dr....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:51 PM
If you want a flatter stomach, cutting calories and exercising are must-dos. But new research also shows some foods may have waist-shrinking (and consequent health-boosting) properties. Here are some tummy tamers to add to your diet:
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:12 AM
Key ingredients: Beef and Potatoes
Nutrition benefits: Lean Beef contains iron and zinc along with other important nutrients and its rich flavor offers a complete source of protein. When eating beef be sure to balance your meal with whole grains and...
| Sep 9, 2012
It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:24 AM
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, diatetic intern Lauren Silverman...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Natural Beauty Products
A homemade honey face mask is packed with so much goodness, it's absolutely mind-boggling! Honey masks can prevent skin discoloration, infections and acne, rejuvenate skin and helps skin disorders like eczema because of a...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, this is the first balanced meal I've had in days. It's really good, my 17-year-old son commented.
Yes, these peppers are great! my 14-year-old daughter exclaimed as she dished more onto her plate.
Well, the chicken is good, my...