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  • Flavor Profile: Thali Too in New Haven

    Flavor Profile: Thali Too in New Haven
    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...
  • Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene

    Recent Additions To New Haven's Restaurant Scene
    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...
  • Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven

    Mamoun's Falafel Brings A Piece Of The Middle East To New Haven
    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...
  • Take supplements safely

    More than half of Americans use dietary supplements, including multivitamins and botanical supplements, in tablet, capsule, liquid and powder form, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While dietary supplements--products intended...
  • Eat wisely to protect your kidneys

    Your kidneys work hard every day to filter out wastes from your bloodstream. Unfortunately, an estimated 20 million Americans have impaired kidney function, and many don't even know it. Most people won't progress to complete kidney failure, but kidneys...
  • Republicans push back against proposed dietary guidelines

    Congressional Republicans are pushing back against proposed dietary guidelines that urge Americans to consider the environment when deciding what foods to eat. House and Senate spending bills say the guidelines must focus only on nutrition and diet....
  • GOP pushes back against dietary guidelines that wade into climate debate

     GOP pushes back against dietary guidelines that wade into climate debate
    Congressional Republicans are pushing back against proposed dietary guidelines that urge Americans to consider the environment when deciding what foods to eat. House and Senate spending bills say the guidelines must focus only on nutrition and diet....
  • Quinn on Nutrition: A health quiz from the USDA Nutrition Policy center

    According to the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), what group of Americans comes closest to following a high quality diet? a) actors in Hollywood; b) people who are 71 years of age or older; c) farmers in Nebraska. Answer: b. Measured...
  • Allentown's David Schell, 64, drops 120 pounds

    Allentown's David Schell, 64, drops 120 pounds
    David Schell of Allentown describes himself as a work-in-progress. The 64-year-old has battled extra weight most of his adult life, his weight ranging from between 300 and 470 pounds. But in late May 2014, he decided it was time to try to lose the...
  • Asian mushroom extract shows promise as treatment for obesity and its ills

    Asian mushroom extract shows promise as treatment for obesity and its ills
    Maybe Alice in Wonderland was on to something, nibbling on a mushroom to make herself shrink. New research has shown that a liquid extract made from a mushroom used in traditional Asian medicine for more than 2,000 years protects against weight gain and...
  • A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days

    A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days
    For years, people have tried going on extremely low-calorie diets, hoping to stave off illness and delay the effects of aging. It’s an approach that is based on science showing that limiting proteins and sugars seems to impede processes in the...