| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older women shouldn't take vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent broken bones, and there's not enough evidence to say whether it would help anyone else either, says a U.S. government-backed panel.
Based on two reviews...
| Feb 11, 2013
Darlene Jones-Bey knew that she had to change her way of life.
"I was really overweight. I was about 250 pounds," says this Ansonia mom. "I had very high cholesterol. I was at risk for cardiovascular disease, almost borderline diabetic."
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Salmon Mousse with Vegetable Dippers
HANDS-ON TIME: 25 minutes TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes plus chilling time
Creamy and delicious—and brimming with omega-3s and vitamin D—this salmon mousse gets a health and flavor kick from...
| Mar 21, 2012
The Marathon Smart Stuff Bar, which is sold in some middle and high schools, is advertised as a healthy snack in part because less than 35 percent of its calories are from fat (10 percent from saturated fat) and it is less than 35 percent sugar by weight....
| Mar 23, 2012
On a cloudy afternoon in September, Chicago health inspector Charity Okoro arrived at Taste of Peru and began pointing out problems.
"She comes into the restaurant really mad, really screaming," recounted co-owner Cesar Izquierdo, according to city...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Recipe By Chef HudaGrand Marnier Whipped Cream 1 cup heavy cream1 ounce Grand Marnier liqueur2 tablespoons of confectioners’ sugar4 oz of your favorite dark semi-sweet bar-grated chocolate
Fresh Berries2 cups of fresh raspberry2 cups of fresh...
| Mar 23, 2012
The market for antioxidant products –- which includes everything from fruit juices and vitamin shakes to deodorant -- is poised for explosive growth over the next decade, according to a new report by the market research firm Packaged Facts.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Cookies have always been a dieters ‘no-no,’ but now many companies are coming out with cookies that are marketed as ‘better-for-you.’ But, are they? Remember, most cookies still have a significant amount of sugar and aren’...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Americans have good levels of many important vitamins in their bodies, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There still are some stark disparities, such as a 31 percent vitamin D deficiency in African...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Summer’s here, bringing with it pool parties and beach trips, but when it comes to protecting our skin, even those of us with the best intentions often forget to use sunscreen – or at least we forget to reapply as we should. Here are 5...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Building strong bones is a life-long project. Our bones get strong and stay strong through a combination of food and fitness. Building and maintaining a healthy skeleton is a process that begins before birth and one that must continue through every decade...