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Diets and Dieting

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  • Siting markets in 'food deserts' no quick cure for obesity, study says

    The logic seems simple enough: the consumption of healthy foods is low, and obesity is high, in neighborhoods where supermarkets are notably absent; so, opening supermarkets in those neighborhoods should boost consumption of healthier foods and drive down...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Fight worries over food additives with a healthy diet

    Q: Do synthetic dyes, flavors and preservatives make the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) worse? A: There is little agreement on how such additives might contribute to ADHD symptoms in children. Many studies on this issue are...
  • Weight depends on weekday diets

    Weight depends on weekday diets
    Most people lose weight during the week and gain weight on the weekends, a new study finds. Yet, researchers say it's the weekday diets that are most important for maintaining a healthy weight. The researchers at Cornell University looked at people'...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Phillipsburg Mall struggles to fill stores

    J.C. Penney's announcement last month that it would close 33 underperforming stores, including its Phillipsburg Mall location raised an obvious question: "What is the future of the Phillipsburg Mall?" In recent years, the mall has been hemorrhaging...
  • More consumers jump on the healthy eating bandwagon

    Consumers' penchant for healthy eating is on the rise, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). It's easy to see the proof as you walk...
  • Renee Taylor show about dieting is funny despite staging

    Renee Taylor show about dieting is funny despite staging
    If you stop and think about it too long, nothing about “My Life on a Diet,” through Feb. 9 at Manalapan’s Plaza Theatre, should work. The one-woman show with Renee Taylor — who famously starred as Fran Drescher’s always-...
  • EatingWell: A well-planned vegan diet can be perfectly healthy

    EatingWell: A well-planned vegan diet can be perfectly healthy
    You've probably heard that eating more vegetables and less meat is healthy. Maybe you're even feeling inspired to try eating a vegan diet--which excludes all animal products, including dairy and eggs--to improve your health or lose a little weight. A...
  • Chef of the Moment: Chandra Gilbert opens vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre

    Chef of the Moment: Chandra Gilbert opens vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre
    Chandra Gilbert is the executive chef of the newly opened vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre. Gilbert moved to Los Angeles from the Bay Area, where she opened the original Gracias Madre in San Francisco with Cafe Gratitude founders Matthew and...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Fruit, Mediterranean diet tied to fewer hot flashes

    Fruit, Mediterranean diet tied to fewer hot flashes
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who eat diets high in fruit, certain vegetables, pasta and red wine are less likely to have hot flashes and night sweats during menopause, a new study from Australia suggests. Researchers found that of about 6,000...