| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:03 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:19 PM
For those of you already champing at the bit to chomp on a bit of food at the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, The Disney Parks blog released a list of marketplaces and what they'll be serving.
Let the salivating commence. The festival runs...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Here is a list of menu items and their prices for the 2013 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. It is arranged by marketplace, going in a counterclockwise direction around the park's World Showcase Lagoon, starting from the entrance from Future...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:18 AM
BWI-Marshall Airport ranks fourth in the nation when it comes to U.S. airports that offer travelers the healthiest food options, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The airport improved its standing...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 11:08 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Brendan Brazier it all started with a smoothie.
The former Ironman triathlete and ultra-marathon champion said he decided to change to a vegan diet as a high school athlete hoping to turn professional.
"I knew I had to improve,"...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:31 PM
There's a growing list of things that clearly do NOT work in helping someone who's carrying too much weight trim down. Shaming, teasing and hectoring stand a good chance of backfiring, and it remains to be seen whether treating obesity as a disease --...
| Jun 25, 2013
What's your favorite vegan entree with cabernet sauvignon? Sorry, it's a question always needing an answer here in California.
— Terry Hall, Calistoga, Calif.
What a great question, Terry. Given your gastronomic background — you were a...
| Jun 29, 2013
Bob Harper is known for his "no shortcuts" philosophy toward weight loss. So what's he doing with a new book touting a three-week diet called "Jumpstart to Skinny"?
"This is not a shortcut," Harper says. "Jumpstart to Skinny" is aimed at people who...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Over dinner the other day with a new acquaintance, the topic of food and ethics (and thus vegetarianism) came up. My new acquaintance, Mr. W., is about 60 pounds overweight and was enjoying an oversized cheeseburger on a white bun with a side of fries. He...