| Jan 19, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Kids love pizza, but a new study shows that it doesn’t love them back.
On days when children eat pizza, they consume an average of 408 additional calories, three additional grams of fat and 134 additional milligrams of salt compared with their...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Soylent Co., the Los Angeles start-up that makes a powdery food substance with a sweeping nutritional composition, has raised $20 million in additional venture capital, the company announced Wednesday.
The components of basic staples including dairy,...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:30 AM
I’ve heard from many people motivated to become vegan by animal welfare issues. Health and the environment are other reasons to discuss, but this week, about halfway through my month chronicling my vegan ways, I’m going to turn to some...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:30 AM
Q: I eat lots of fruits and vegetables. Are whole grains that important?
A: Fruits and vegetables seem to get top billing on the healthy food list, but I put whole grains right up there, as well.
Whole grains reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Want to lose weight? Stop cooking your food. Put down the carbohydrates. Have a heaping bowl of gluten-free ice cream; it’s healthy, right?
A new year brings new diets, from the simple to the outlandish — even dangerous, for some. Local...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:05 AM
You've made your New Year's resolution to drop the December holiday pounds. You've pledged to eat better.
But it doesn't sound fun. And you're not sure what "better" means, anyway.
You're in luck welcome to Veganuary, your free, monthlong, all-inclusive...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:56 PM
The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets.
"We are Stone...
| Jan 12, 2015
Eaten any hemp lately? I have — for lunch. I sprinkled hemp hearts, which are raw, shelled hemp seeds, on top of a sweet potato. It was delicious.
Hemp's nutty, buttery flavor blends wonderfully with the soft, smooth texture of a cooked sweet...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Elimination diets are all the rage, as more people look to hidden food intolerances as the source of their ill health. Could your food choices make you sick, tired, moody, constipated, or achy? Could they give you headaches, a rash or make it hard for you...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Studies show a healthy lifestyle can prevent a number of illnesses and diseases, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and certain types of cancer. And in Howard County, achieving that lifestyle is easier than you might think. Here are 15...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Juice labels are intended to inform and protect the consumer, but that only works if you speak label-ese. If you're squeezing juice into your diet, keep an eye out for these key words before you buy.
>>100 percent juice
"Start by looking for '100...