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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Discover freekeh; focus on nutrients in food first

    Environmental Nutrition Q. I've seen freekeh in my natural food store; what is it? A. Freekeh is quickly becoming one of the hottest food products to hit the health food market. This ancient grain has been cultivated for centuries in Middle Eastern...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Oh, that old diet

    Oh, that old diet
    Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
  • Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life

    Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life
    ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea. "Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
  • Academy of Pediatrics finds no evidence organic food is better for kids' health

    Academy of Pediatrics finds no evidence organic food is better for kids' health
    Parents who feed their kids an organic diet may not be giving them the health advantage they think. There is no evidence eating organic foods cuts back on the risk of disease over the long-run, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in a report this...
  • Cleansing can be good if not too extreme

    Cleansing can be good if not too extreme
    Does eliminating specific foods from the diet, such as sugar or wheat, provide health benefits? Such cleansing has become a popular way for people to lose weight, boost energy and eat more healthfully. Liz Lipski, academic director for the Master of...
  • Sports nutrition expands career menu

    Sports nutrition expands career menu
    The demand for qualified sports dietitians and nutritionists is rapidly expanding as more high schools, colleges, professional teams and individual pro athletes incorporate nutrition into their training programs. The need is so great, the Academy of...
  • Clean-eating advocates urge others to go natural, avoid foods with preservatives

    Clean-eating advocates urge others to go natural, avoid foods with preservatives
    When Katie Corkill shops, she stays along the perimeter of the grocery store. What lies within those inside aisles _ packaged food filled with preservatives and injected with unnaturally long shelf lives _ is the last thing she wants in her body. The...
  • Crafty: Make an Easter rainbow

    Crafty: Make an Easter rainbow
    Do you color Easter eggs every year, only to peel off that pretty shell to wind up with a plain white hard-cooked egg? This year, peel the shell before you dye the eggs to create a beautiful ring of color around the edge of your cut eggs for a fun...
  • Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan

    Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan
    Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach. "I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...
  • Memorial Day test kitchen bonus: The art of the kebab

    Memorial Day test kitchen bonus: The art of the kebab
    Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table. Protein that stacks up Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...