| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:30 PM
A year ago, trendistas were snuggling up to juice bars all over L.A. to cleanse, reset, detox and glow a little. Today, things are only busier in the world of juice — and I don't mean Minute Maid. Juicing just won't go away.
"The concept has...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 2:30 AM
There are all sorts of rumors about canola oil--so let's sort fact from fiction.
First, you may have heard that canola oil contains high levels of the toxic compound erucic acid. Not true.
"The rapeseed plant that canola oil was originally derived...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:49 AM
Yale cancer scientist Melinda Irwin says that the connection between obesity and cancer are so strong -- as are recent findings about the effectiveness of exercise and diet in treating cancer -- that pharmaceutical companies should be required to...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Maybe you're stuck working regular 10-hour days, or maybe your manager did away with your real lunch break and it's now a lunch pause.
When you're stressed and time-pressed, one of the first things to go out the window is your weight-loss plan. Here are...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters.
The diet battle of the...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The small office/warehouse of Natural Product Solutions in Timonium hardly suggests the national reach of the dietary supplement company, or the bigger things to come in 2015: agreements that could double its range, and a new spokeswoman who is a national...
| 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 5, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Despite the popularity of such grain-eschewing diets as the Paleo and the gluten-free craze, a new study has found that people who eat a whole grain-rich diet live longer.
In fact, eating more whole grains may decrease people’s risk of death by up...
| Jan 1, 2015
Food and beverage trend trackers are predicting a boldly flavored, healthful year for the home cook. I checked in with two top industry marketing firms and researchers at McCormick & Co. for 10 things to watch for in 2015. Consider it your daily dish:...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you've ever made New Year's resolutions that include adopting better health habits, you probably know they aren't easy to keep. The reason resolutions often don't work is because lasting change is usually not accomplished in a dramatic leap but through...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:11 AM
An army of nutrition experts is constantly reminding you that most fast food is bad for your health. But they're not around to back you up when your children or grandchildren unleash powerful weapons of cuteness to convince you to stop at a fast-food...