| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:29 PM
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-...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 10:20 AM
It's Gluten-Free Wednesday. If you're like so many who crave pasta but need to stay away from wheat, fret no more. Check out these ideas:
Rice noodle bowl with stir-fried beef: You can't go wrong here when you're craving a great noodle bowl. A fresh,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Baltimore City plans to help corner stores in West Baltimore stock healthier fare, and get kids and their parents interested in buying it, as part of an effort to reduce childhood obesity.
Though on the decline among young children nationally, obesity...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The assertive flavors of broccoli rabe and rosemary are paired with sturdy chickpeas in this satisfying pasta dish. When buying broccoli rabe, check to make sure the bottoms of the stems are relatively tight, green and moist. If the broccoli rabe at...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:10 AM
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'...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Shankara, a new vegan restaurant and juice bar, will open with an all-inclusive Valentine’s dinner at 5 and 8 p.m. Feb. 14-16 at 201 E. Third St. (former space of Hard Bean Cafe) in south Bethlehem, next to Essence Hookah Lounge.