| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:40 PM
I'm not a vegetarian, but I imagine it must be stressful ordering off the menu at an unfamiliar restaurant and not being sure if there are secret animal products lurking in a seemingly vegetarian dish. Those with dietary restrictions can order off the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mamoun's Falafel should get something like a lifetime achievement award for New Haven restaurants, maybe even an a cappella bar song (“From the Mabrumeh down at Mamoun's...”) to nudge it closer to Pepe’s, Louis’, Claire’s and...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to cure prediabetes, or does being diagnosed with it mean you'll either always have it or eventually become diabetic?
ANSWER: Having prediabetes does not automatically mean you'll go on to develop diabetes. But it is a...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Q: More and more nutrition advice seems to be anti-sugar these days. So are artificial sweeteners a good alternative?
A: Sugar in all its forms may be the single most important dietary cause of obesity and heart disease in the American diet today....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
What could be more wholesome for students than a bag lunch packed at home? A lunch from the school cafeteria.
Researchers found that the typical lunch brought from home contained far fewer vegetables, fruit and whole grains than federal nutrition...
| Nov 22, 2014
The holidays can be a particularly challenging time to be on a diet — all that comfort food, all those old favorites. So, guard yourself as best you can from tripping into the usual dieting pitfalls. Try to stay mindful of these dieting tenets....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jilly Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson — yes, that Lagasse — set out to write a book that celebrated the foods they love — made in a way they can eat them. Neither of Emeril Lagasse’s daughters can eat gluten.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Over the next 35 years or so, the populations of the world's wealthiest nations are expected to be joined at the banquet table by the growing populations of countries undergoing rapid development.
If past patterns dictate the menu, the serving staff...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:45 AM
When it comes to dieting, the conventional wisdom holds that losing weight gradually is more sustainable in the long run than losing weight quickly. But new results from a long-term clinical trial show that this is just another dieting myth.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:07 PM
For many struggling with obesity, taking one of the newly approved prescription medications for weight loss (marketed as Qsymia, Belviq and Contrave) feels like climbing a mountain with a walking cane — it's a little help, but not enough. And...