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  • The Kid's Doctor: Healthy eating habits start in the home

    I try to incorporate questions about eating habits into my well child visits. Even though most pediatricians are busy, a few minutes spent discussing healthy eating can go a long way. I've started asking some new questions which I think are helpful to...
  • Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve

    Save the Tables 2013: Your table is reserved for New Year's Eve
    New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet? If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually. As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
  • 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...
  • EatingWell: Here's a handy guide to gluten-free grocery shopping

    Go to the grocery store without a list and it's easy to lose focus. You may find yourself lost in the snack aisle when all you really needed was a gallon of milk and some fresh greens. Shopping is even more challenging when you're trying to follow a...
  • EatingWell: How to lose weight on a budget

    Fad diets and the latest trendy fitness classes can be pricey, but healthy eating doesn't have to cost big bucks. These strategies for healthy living are low-cost and sustainable: 1. Plan to cook at home. Instead of ordering takeout meals, which tend to...
  • Self-care steps can keep your heart healthy during the holidays

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it true that heart attacks are more common around the holidays? If so, why is that? What can people do to lower their risk? ANSWER: Heart attacks, along with heart problems in general, are more common around the holidays. Various...
  • EatingWell: 12 superfoods to help you eat healthy for $1 or less

    Every few months, it seems, there's hype about the latest, hottest superfood. But lots of ordinary foods, many of which are stocked in nearly every grocery store in America, are "superfoods" brimming with various disease-fighting nutrients, usually...
  • Chicago Diner cookbook shares secrets for meat-free comfort food

    Chicago Diner cookbook shares secrets for meat-free comfort food
    To the non-meat eater, "comforting" and "familiar" aren't often used in the same sentence with "diner food." Most vegetarians I know aren't satisfied with most diners' singular menu option of mushy cherry tomatoes on a bed of wilted iceberg lettuce...
  • Fresh taste from the past

    Fresh taste from the past
    It was quite a heady experience when I opened the Bread Shop in Chicago in 1971. There was no other vegetarian business in town yet, so creating a whole grain bakery with an adjacent vegetarian grocery store — with my borrowed $1,000 — was...
  • Evolving with cookbook author Mollie Katzen

    Evolving with cookbook author Mollie Katzen
    Mollie Katzen believes "vegetarian" should be used as an adjective rather than a noun. "I like to avoid the labels that keep people in different camps," says the Berkeley, Calif.-based cookbook author, whose 1977 "Moosewood Cookbook" served as a Rosetta...
  • Healthy eating is nothing new: Nutrition lessons from our past

    A diverse diet based on a variety of whole plants, seafood and lean, grass-fed meats may bring you closer to the optimal diet of our ancestors. Exploring our evolutionary eating habits is "in." Just look at the success of popular diets, such as the...