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  • Loving legumes for all the right reasons: Health, flavor and value

    Loving legumes for all the right reasons: Health, flavor and value
    From the pinto beans of Mexico to the chickpeas of the Middle East, legumes have been an important staple in many cultures for centuries. It's no wonder, because legumes — a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils — are as...
  • Dietary fat and the risk of Alzheimer's disease

    Dietary fat and the risk of Alzheimer's disease
    It has become clearer and clearer that diets high in saturated fat and trans fats are associated with health problems. There are hundreds of studies that link diets high in these types of fats with heart disease and stroke. What about dementia? There is a...
  • CDC: US smoking rate hasn't changed

    CDC: US smoking rate hasn't changed
    After 40 years of continual declines, the smoking rate in the United States has stabilized for the last five years, with one in every five Americans still lighting up regularly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Moreover,...
  • FDA warns green tea makers

    FDA warns green tea makers
    The Food and Drug Administration has warned producers of two popular brands of green tea drinks not to make unauthorized nutrient claims, continuing its clampdown on misleading food labeling. In a warning letter to Dr Pepper Snapple Group, the FDA said...
  • Loving legumes

    Loving legumes
    From the pinto beans of Mexico to the chickpeas of the Middle East, legumes -- a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils -- are as near to a perfect food as you can find. A 1/2-cup portion of legumes, on average, contains at least 20...
  • Chicago Bulls Free Health Screening Event

    October 15-The Chicago Bulls are hosting a free health screening at the United Center (1901 West Madison Street Chicago, IL 60612) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free Health Screenings for all men and women ages 18 and over Receive free health...
  • Social support network may add to longevity

    Social support network may add to longevity
    The best medicine for a longer, healthier life may be the support of family and friends: That's the conclusion of an exhaustive July report looking at studies over three decades on social relationships and mortality. People with adequate social...
  • Do kids need supplements?

    Do kids need supplements?
    When my son was 4, I tried giving him nutritional supplements to make up for his appalling diet. I mixed fish oil into his orange juice. I let him eat candylike gummy multivitamins. And I stirred a chocolate powder containing 31 fruit and vegetable...
  • Wrong treatment for heart disease?

    Wrong treatment for heart disease?
    Tens or even hundreds of thousands of Americans are having coronary artery angioplasty and stenting every year when they should be having bypass grafts, and the result is an extra 5,000 or more deaths annually, researchers said Sunday. Patients and...
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought
    Studies have shown that olive oil adds more to the Mediterranean diet than just great taste. It's a fountain of health. What makes it so? Olive oil has it all: antioxidants, good fats and vitamins. Would you believe me if I told you there is an Israeli...
  • Eat fish, eat well, think better

    Eat fish, eat well, think better
    You've likely read about the benefits of eating fish at least a couple of times a week. There have been studies that link fish consumption to lower rates of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. There have been studies about the association of fish...