| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Q: As someone who hosts a lot of dinner parties, I find myself more often having guests with what I would consider "food fad" issues as opposed to real allergies. How do I politely distinguish between issues like the paleo diet and self-diagnosed gluten...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:07 PM
For many struggling with obesity, taking one of the newly approved prescription medications for weight loss (marketed as Qsymia, Belviq and Contrave) feels like climbing a mountain with a walking cane — it's a little help, but not enough. And...
| Nov 22, 2014
The holidays can be a particularly challenging time to be on a diet — all that comfort food, all those old favorites. So, guard yourself as best you can from tripping into the usual dieting pitfalls. Try to stay mindful of these dieting tenets....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jilly Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson — yes, that Lagasse — set out to write a book that celebrated the foods they love — made in a way they can eat them. Neither of Emeril Lagasse’s daughters can eat gluten.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Intermittent fasting is an integral part of our history. Our early ancestors managed without three meals a day, and fasting has long been observed in many cultures and religions, including Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Catholicism. Recently,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Shawne Williams was thanking and cursing teammate Mario Chalmers at the same time.
Chalmers was responsible for selecting the team dinner menu when the Miami Heat played in Kansas City last week. He chose a meal that included several items Williams has...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The benefits of a healthy diet are clear and well documented. In addition to providing the nutrients a growing body needs, consuming a balanced diet helps children maintain a healthy weight. Obesity continues to be a growing problem among school-aged...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The next time you go out for cheeseburgers and fries or pepperoni pizza, you might want to consider washing it down with a glass of grapefruit juice.
A new study from UC Berkeley researchers found that mice who drank their fill of sweetened grapefruit...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:05 PM
With two-thirds of American adults considered overweight, a lot of people are trying to shed pounds. It can be a challenging journey, and many folks find that they get tripped up by a major obstacle: themselves. Here are some common ways dieters...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:24 PM
People who care about animals, about healthful eating and about the environment are finding common ground -- “finally the right idea at the right time,” said a cardiologist who was among the speakers at a dinner at vegan hot spot Crossroads....