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  • 8 things I learned about cooking without gluten, dairy, nuts or sugar

    8 things I learned about cooking without gluten, dairy, nuts or sugar
    TheKitchn.com A year ago, if you had asked what my favorite foods were, I would have replied, bread, butter, bread, almonds, bread ... and did I mention bread? I pitied my gluten-intolerant friends and rolled my eyes at the trendiness of "everything-...
  • FDA moving to ban trans fat from processed foods

    FDA moving to ban trans fat from processed foods
    After buying Fractured Prune Doughnuts in January, Dan Brinton switched to an oil without trans fats to fry the chain's hand-dipped glazed doughnuts. "It's a little more expensive, but it's certainly worth it as far as I'm concerned," said Brinton,...
  • Letters from President Taft tell familiar story of struggling to lose weight

    Harvard Health Blog William Howard Taft was America's heaviest president. Of course, he would have preferred being seen and remembered for something else, and did take steps to lose weight. Not surprisingly, though, Taft's story of weight loss and...
  • Time to end the war against saturated fat?

    Time to end the war against saturated fat?
    The British Medical Journal has issued a clarion call to all who want to ward off heart disease: Forget the statins and bring back the bacon (or at least the full-fat yogurt). Saturated fat is not the widow-maker it's been made out to be, writes British...
  • In Charles North, Bottega is a 20-seat restaurant with big-time charm

    In Charles North, Bottega is a 20-seat restaurant with big-time charm
    I think of Bottega, Adrien Aeschilman's small and crazily charming new restaurant in Charles North, as the kind of place you'd want your best friend to open, if your friend was as talented and gracious as Aeschilman. Bottega might make you think of...
  • SERIOUSLY SIMPLE: Savory vegetarian Mushroom Popover Pie

    "The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation" is a new book by renowned "Moosewood Cookbook" author Mollie Katzen. She has led the way in delicious and thoughtful vegetarian cooking for decades. This latest book is clearly stated as...
  • Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors

    Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors
    In cookbooks, health food stores and alternative health clinics, the word is getting out: Acid is the latest dietary villain. It's not necessarily the acid in foods like tomatoes and lemons that supposedly cause the trouble. Instead, a growing number of...
  • Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life

    Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life
    Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing. "That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...
  • Wedded: Laura Schott and Serafim Houliaras

    Wedded: Laura Schott and Serafim Houliaras
    Date: Sept. 27 Her story: Laura Schott, 35, grew up in Lutherville. She is a corporate travel agent at Maxim Healthcare Services in Columbia. Her parents, Phyllis and Bob Schott, are both retired teachers and live in Lutherville. His story: Serafim...
  • Vegan finds silver lining in shutdown. But people are animals too.

    The government shutdown has furloughed federal employees, who’ve been left to figure out how to survive on no paycheck. (Thankfully, there are some good Samaritans out there.) It’s hurt the economy around D.C., where restaurants and...
  • Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say

    Excess weight can increase breast cancer risk, researchers say
    Mother and daughter Angela and Candi Watts were both diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. After a two-year battle, they are both disease-free, but the war continues. The new enemy is their waistlines. Scientists have discovered that excess weight not...