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  • Vitamin B-12 deficiency more common with increasing age

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that being deficient in vitamin B-12 is common. Should I take a supplement? I'm 78 and in good health. ANSWER: Vitamin B-12 deficiency is more common with increasing age, and affects 5 to 15 percent of adults. Some of...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Renee Taylor's "My Life on a Diet" opens at The Plaza Theatre

    Renee Taylor's "My Life on a Diet" opens at The Plaza Theatre
    Renee Taylor remembers everything in her life by what diet she was on at the time. Best known for playing Fran Drescher’s mother on the 1990s sitcom “The Nanny,” Taylor’s one-woman-show “My Life on a Diet” opens...
  • Healthy diet in diabetes tied to less kidney disease

    Healthy diet in diabetes tied to less kidney disease
    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....
  • Less gluten, more choice

    Less gluten, more choice
    A few years ago a friend who had adopted a gluten-free diet asked if I knew of any good gluten-free beers. Based on the handful of gluten-free beers on the market at the time, I suggested he'd be better off drinking a good cider, which is naturally...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Hearty vegetable ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Hearty vegetable ideas for Meatless Monday
    Hearty dinner ideas for Meatless Monday? It's easy with these recipe ideas -- substantial enough you might not even guess they're vegetarian: Fragrant garlic, fresh shiitake mushrooms, spicy chile -- tofu never looked this good, tossed with a rich and...
  • Solutions, if animal-friendly is your bag

    Solutions, if animal-friendly is your bag
    A bargain is always a thrill. It's why I am willing to poke through bins of ratty-looking stuff at a thrift store or paw the racks at the Salvation Army looking for hidden treasure. It's still rousing to gaze at the $6.99 Manolo Blahniks that I found at...
  • Breathe Bookstore Cafe brings healthy, vegetarian food to Hampden

    Breathe Bookstore Cafe brings healthy, vegetarian food to Hampden
    Baltimore needs more bookstore cafes, and Breathe Bookstore Cafe in Hampden is a good start. The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in...
  • Dining Scene: From curried eggs to chicken-sausage gravy

    Dining Scene: From curried eggs to chicken-sausage gravy
    Patio Delray 800 Palm Trail, Delray Beach, 561-279-0880, PatioDelray.com The quiet hideaway is featuring a collection of new dishes, including several labeled gluten-free and vegan. "More and more people are asking for gluten-free dishes, so I...
  • McDonald's offers new vegetarian wraps, but only in Canada

    McDonald's offers new vegetarian wraps, but only in Canada
    McDonald's in Canada is offering its first new vegetarian entrees in more than a decade. The fast-food chain began selling two new vegetarian McWrap flavors Tuesday, reported the Canadian National Post.  One of the new flavors is a Mediterranean wrap,...