| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
By Cathy Pollak for Oneforthetable.com
These! Are they not gorgeous? I think they kind of scream summer in their own not-so-subtle way. They are certainly eye-catching on a platter together.
There is something about puff pastry. It has this way of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Fewer parents are vaccinating their children, but still sending them off to school, warns physician and professor Nina Shapiro in our Opinion pages. In it, she argues for "unvaccinated-free zones" to protect all children from disease.
| Jul 24, 2013
The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving.
Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:55 PM
It seems there are countless anti-aging products available today, which can be both a good and bad thing. Good because all those options mean just about any age-related skin issue can be addressed, and bad because all those choices can be overwhelming....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:48 PM
We're about halfway through the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. This is the time of year when an estimated 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex during daylight hours. That's right -- we give up food, water, coffee...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Most of us remember the story of Jack and Beanstalk. You may recall that Jack traded his widowed mother's cow for some magic beans. Jack planted the magic beans, which grow into a giant beanstalk overnight. When Jack climbed the beanstalk,...
| Jun 22, 2013
Last summer, Gary Vitti put the Los Angeles Lakers on a diet. Not just any diet but one based on the theories of Dr. Cate Shanahan, a Napa-based advocate of low-carb and, more important, low-sugar and high-fat eating (as long as the fats are the right...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 4:23 AM
It’s that time of year when we promise to grow into better, stronger people and drop our various vices. As a result, for a few days, everyone will be asking you the same question, “What’s your New Year’s resolution?” In...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Healthy food is expensive." That's often the belief surrounding nutritious foods, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. However, evidence indicates that it might not be true. A May 2012 study conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that,...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Your body’s ability to burn fat for energy is a key factor in losing weight. These 3 tips will help power up your fat burning furnace to melt fat away naturally.
Turn Up the Heat
Thermogenic foods are foods that produce extra heat, causing...