| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:29 PM
Freebie of the Week: The O.C. Bargainista will be using her free $30 Benihana birthday gift certificate Friday after submitting this column, and urges you to go to benihana.com and sign up for your own birthday gift. The certificate will arrive in your...
| Sep 7, 2010
If you've strolled past the dairy case lately, you might have noticed that it has grown to ranch-size proportions. Dozens of products are labeled "milk," and they spill over onto the nonrefrigerated shelves. Gone are the days when selecting a carton of...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 10:07 AM
1. "Think of me like Yoda, but instead of being little and green I wear suits and I'm awesome. I'm your bro--I'm Broda!"
2. "Okay, pep talk! You can do this, but to be more accurate, you probably can't. You're way out of practice and she's way too hot...
| Sep 20, 2010
Super-thick, creamy nonfat Greek yogurt has become a highly popular product, with the benefits of a high-quality protein.
A few short years ago, Greek yogurt was a rarity on supermarket shelves.
These days, however, brands and flavors abound. The super-...
| Jun 19, 2011
| 8:54 PM
Food allergies affect about one in 13 U.S. children, double the latest government estimate, a new study suggests.
The researchers say about 40 percent of them have severe reactions — a finding they hope will erase misconceptions that food...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:58 AM
Carrie Underwood has taken her health habits a step further and transitioned from a vegetarian to become an all-out vegan. After seven years of no meat, the country star’s vegetarian stance has expanded to exclude dairy as well. Why the switch?...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amy Reed, RD, LDN, weighs in on...
| Aug 3, 2011
Question: Our cat, Columbus, is an escape artist and somehow manages to get out nearly each morning to visit our neighbors. They feed him, and have three young children who dote on him. Columbus clearly adores them and spends most of the day around...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Whenever my wife and I go somewhere we try to take the road less traveled. This is our version of gonzo tourism.
For instance, when we recently crossed the state of Wisconsin we zigged and zagged this way and that, blazing a trail that would give a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:47 PM
As we age, especially females over 50, we need to increase the amount of calcium we ingest. Here are some foods you can add to your diet to start strengthening your bones today.
Start off by choosing a calcium-fortified cereal. Some cereals,...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Coral Springs artist Jonathan Stein find his inspiration in grocery stores and fast-food spots, which explains why some of his works resemble cakes, Spam, Ritz crackers and buckets of KFC. “I go to into a grocery store and I’m a kid in a candy...