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  • Vegetarian diets may lower blood pressure

    Vegetarian diets may lower blood pressure
    People who eat a vegetarian diet tend to have lower blood pressure than non-vegetarians, according to a new review of past studies. Researchers said for some people, eating a vegetarian diet could be a good way to treat high blood pressure without...
  • New program to bring healthy food to city's corner stores

    New program to bring healthy food to city's corner stores
    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...
  • Can car-happy L.A. learn to share the road?

    Can car-happy L.A. learn to share the road?
    September brought sweet victory to the growing community of California cycling advocates: Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will prohibit the driver of any motor vehicle from passing a bike rider on the road unless there is 36 inches of space...
  • Chicken Vesuvio goes vegetarian

    Chicken Vesuvio goes vegetarian
    First came the history-defining eruption of Italy's Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The volcano buried two cities — Pompeii and Herculanean — and their citizens under lava and ash. Although Vesuvius has exploded since, this particular eruption left...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Fight worries over food additives with a healthy diet

    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...
  • Weight depends on weekday diets

    Weight depends on weekday diets
    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'...
  • EatingWell: You should know these 5 myths about cholesterol

    A study published recently in The Lancet stated that high HDL might not directly protect against disease. This was noteworthy because high HDL cholesterol is often touted as protective against heart disease, while high LDL cholesterol is linked to...
  • Fabulous fare for vegetarians, vegans and carnivores alike

    Fabulous fare for vegetarians, vegans and carnivores alike
    Q: We were at Tavolino restaurant and ordered the Escarole and beans. It was simply delicious. I have made it at home, but it never tasted that good. We would all appreciate it so much if the chef would give us the recipe. I would love to make it for...
  • For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough

    For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough
    One awful day, D.C. Copeland recalls, her perspective on her "pure" diet had become so distorted that she found herself crying in the produce section of a grocery store because she could not decide whether the kale or the chard was "better." Jennifer...
  • Don't be a big loser and fall for weight-loss gimmicks

    Three weeks into the new year, if you're losing steam with your resolution to get in shape, don't put down the weights and pick up creams, pills, drops or powders that promise to drop your weight. There's a fat chance those products alone are your answer....
  • Politics and dieting: a recipe for disaster

    All you amateur political analysts out there: We know what big story you've been gobbling up this past week, right? (Um, no, that's not it. Those news headlines about the Insane Clown Posse are not referring to the U.S. Congress.) No, the political...