| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:57 AM
Looking to get more heart-healthy veggies and protein into your runners’ diet? Think stir-fry.
It’s best to have all your ingredients chopped and at the ready for this speedy recipe — it cooks to a delicious crunch in just a few...
| May 17, 2015
Nutrition and bone, muscle and joint health are closely related. A healthy diet can help prevent and manage osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal disorders by assisting in the production and maintenance of bone.
If you are not getting the right...
| May 13, 2015
| 12:30 PM
You should dish up whole grains as often as you can because they're good for you. So why not spice up your meals with some new varieties?
These four ancient, highly nutritious grains also happen to be naturally gluten-free and low in sodium. They're also...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 7:10 PM
The mechanics of buying school lunch haven't changed much over the years: Pick up a tray, move through the line, eat and get on with the day.
But this, of course, is a health-conscious age, struggling to end the scourge of poor nutrition, in which one...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 5:12 PM
No pain, no gain. Go big or go home. People live by these credos. But sometimes taking your foot off the gas is healthier for you than going full throttle.
Here are three times when going slower is better for your health, according to Prevention...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 12:20 PM
If you were wearing a blindfold while trying your first cup of Bulletproof Coffee, you might have trouble figuring out what makes it so different.
There's a faint nuttiness to the taste, redolent of coconut. And an impossible richness that makes you...
| May 11, 2015
| 8:08 AM
Inspiring each other to loose weight and live a healthier lifestyle is what got a Naperville mother and son team to bring home not one crown, but two.
The weight loss journey of Naperville resident Nancy Lackey began in the late 1970s. The constant...
| May 11, 2015
| 9:13 AM
Women trying to combat high blood pressure may have a new weapon in their arsenal: blueberries.
Daily consumption of blueberries has been shown to lower blood pressure and lessen arterial stiffness in post-menopausal women, according to a new clinical...
| May 11, 2015
| 7:12 AM
With such an overload of nutritional information out there, Caroline Susie hears plenty of questions.
People ask the registered and licensed dietitian with Methodist Health System: What should they be eating — or not eating? What do they need to...
| May 8, 2015
| 3:11 PM
The people at candy-maker Mars Inc. have something to tell you: Stop eating so much sugar!
According to the Wall Street Journal, the manufacturer of M&Ms, Snickers and Twix has thrown its weight behind a Food and Drug Administration push to include...
| May 6, 2015
| 1:50 PM
It's official, no matter where you live: Healthful eating is among the best ways to protect your aging brain against slippage. Conversely, a diet that skimps on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fish and includes lots of fried foods, red meat and...