| Feb 28, 2015
| 5:55 AM
We've barely dug ourselves out from beneath the pile of new diet books that arrived to kick off the year, and already the "get in shape for summer" diet books are filling our mailboxes.
That raises the question: If any of these diets actually worked,...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:50 PM
It might seem odd that Emily Luchetti, one of the legends in American pastry, is urging people to skip sweets. But it’s all a matter of perspective.
Luchetti, who was the pastry chef at San Francisco’s Stars and Farallon and now heads...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:56 PM
The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:30 AM
Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved.
Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 12:41 PM
Want to live to age 115?
Emma Morano, an Italian woman born in 1899, shared her secrets: Eat three raw eggs every day, and stay single. Also, move to a milder climate. "The doctor told me to change air," she told The New York Times. "And I'm still here....
| Feb 28, 2015
| 8:38 AM
The head of the California State Athletic Commission warns that improper weight cutting by combat-sports fighters like the Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes who stepped on the scale near Staples Center on Friday is “the biggest problem in...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 11:39 AM
It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:30 PM
You can't go wrong by adding more carrots to your menu. Raw or cooked, these colorful veggies pack a lot of nutrition in a small package.
The carrot was first cultivated about 1,100 years ago in the Afghanistan region, but seeds from its...
| Feb 26, 2015
The 2015 Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame has been bumped one week. March 5 you'll meet the 10 Central Floridians who have made significant contributions to how we eat, drink and dine. We began saluting these trailblazers in 2008. The story includes...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:24 PM
Eggs are bad. That's what we've been told for years — that they are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and fat, and should be eaten sparingly.
Now, there are some big cracks developing in that thinking.
The nation's top nutritional advisory...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 10:11 AM
What is fasting and can it be beneficial? Many of us know it as a protocol the doctor prescribes before blood testing.
For others, it may mean giving up a favorite food for a period of time or not eating food at certain times of the day or year out of...