| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:05 PM
LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Mary Hurley currently works as a certified holistic health coach and personal trainer. But in a former life, she was an administrator in the performing arts, "so I am used to trying to have healthy foods on a crazy, busy schedule," said Hurley. Her...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:22 PM
If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone.
Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
We present recipes in our Health and Wellness themed-issue that are both healthy and delicious.
Nature offers its best produce with lush verdant greens to tantalize our taste buds. What better idea than combining these vegetables available to us now to...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
(Reprinted with permission from Environmental Nutrition, a monthly publication of When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Movie theater chains will have to inform patrons how many calories are in those giant buckets of popcorn and restaurants with at least 20 locations will have to reveal the calorie content of their specialty cocktails under new rules unveiled by the Food...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Is weight loss, by itself, healthy?
My belief is that the more abs I can see, the healthier I am.
This is because of what I must do to see those abs: exercise more, consume fewer barley beverages, raid my kids' candy stash less, fill up on vegetables....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When you think about bone nutrition, you probably think of calcium first. And rightly so: A solid body of research suggests that you should meet your daily calcium needs (1,000-1,200 milligrams) for optimal bone health. With 54...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's To Your Health blog. The latest post is from Mary Beth Sodus, registered dietitian, nutrition therapist and personalized bariatric...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
We hear a lot about the health benefits of brightly colored vegetables, such as scarlet red tomatoes and deep green leaves, but paler shades often are overlooked. Yellow vegetables also pack a powerful nutrition punch.
The eyes have it
When it comes...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Palm oil may seem like the latest item to hit the food world, but it's been around for decades. After World War II, improvements in palm oil technology and transportation brought it to convenience and snack food manufacturing on...