| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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-...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:26 PM
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,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:41 PM
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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Go to the grocery store without a list and it's easy to lose focus. You may find yourself lost in the snack aisle when all you really needed was a gallon of milk and some fresh greens. Shopping is even more challenging when you're trying to follow a...
| Oct 26, 2013
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...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with diabetes who ate a diet consistent with general health guidelines and high in fruit, vegetables, fiber and unsaturated fat were less likely to develop kidney disease than unhealthy eaters, in a new study....