| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Q: Many of my friends are feeding their toddlers only foods that are labeled “organic” or “whole.” These foods are very expensive, and I wonder if they are worth the additional cost. I don't feed my 2-year-old son junk foods and...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:19 AM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - It can sometimes be tough to get kids to enjoy eating healthy, but Noah Alldredge with Big Time Results shows KY3's Paul Adler a great sweet treat that combines a variety of fruit.
Sweet Dream Pizza is a perfect treat for the kids...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heavy supplementation of vitamin D did not reduce diarrheal illnesses among children aged three and younger in a large trial conducted in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The results are disappointing in light of a body of research that...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods.
The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Healthy ideas to feel your best this autumn
1. GET OUTSIDE
The fall season brings with it plenty of cool, crisp air and vibrant fall foliage – making it the perfect time for outdoor activities. The comfortable temperatures make it ideal for a...
| Jul 24, 2013
The marketing for freshly pressed and blended juices promises instant energy, weight loss, a flood of vitamins and minerals — all in a single, portable, gulpable serving.
Health-minded consumers seem to have bought the claims — and with...
| Jul 28, 2013
The dietary supplement Rock-It Man was touted as a potent, all-natural solution for the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, one that promised results in just 25 minutes.
But when it was tested in a federal lab earlier this year, Rock-It Man turned out...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I take a reflux medication daily as well as a chewable antacid. In the last two months, I've dealt with severe charley horses, toe tingling and occasional heartbeat skips or runs. My doctor prescribed leg cramp medication and referred...
| Aug 30, 2013
A few years ago, Kellogg Co. embarked on an ad campaign to convince parents that eating Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal would make star students of their children, with higher levels of attention and memory. "Clinical studies" — a revered term —...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Adding milk to tea negates its health benefits.
False, according to Kerri-Ann Jennings, a registered dietitian. "Although previous studies said this was the case, the most recent research has found that adding milk to tea does not negate its healthy...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Fortified foods aren’t exactly new. In 1941, the makers of Wonder Bread first started adding vitamins to their highly processed white bread. Post Golden Crisp cereal gets more than half its calories from sugar, but darned if it isn’t fortified...