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  • No clear link between organic food, birth defect

    No clear link between organic food, birth defect
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds. The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...
  • Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study

    Organic food no healthier than non-organic: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Organic produce and meat typically isn't any better for you than conventional varieties when it comes to vitamin and nutrient content, according to a new review of the evidence. But organic options may live up to their billing...
  • 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,...
  • An affordable chicken, locally raised. It really exists

    An affordable chicken, locally raised. It really exists
    In my first post outlining my 100-mile diet, I mentioned a $35 local chicken and a comment war broke out over whether the price was justifiable. Though I think sustainable food is priceless, searching for a more reasonably priced bird, I called up...
  • New triggers found for weight gain

    New triggers found for weight gain
    As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula. Although personal decisions and self-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Honey may hold the sticky solution to bee colony collapse

    Honey may hold the sticky solution to bee colony collapse
    Honeybees that live off the same sweetener found in soft drinks could be more vulnerable to the microbial enemies and pesticides believed to be linked to catastrophic collapse of honeybee colonies worldwide, a new study suggests. Researchers...
  • Simple changes that won't overwhelm

    Simple changes that won't overwhelm
    Green is everywhere. It's the "new black." It's a mantra heard from the grocery store to the gas pump to the automobile showroom. Given so much advice, where should we start? Our choices may depend on our own personal styles. Some people are more...