| Mar 13, 2012
| 2:51 PM
What do 10 pounds of fat look like? For a rough estimate, imagine 40 sticks of butter or margarine or 10 1-pound cans of vegetable shortening.
How many of us add this much weight in a year without realizing it, until our pants fit a little tighter or...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
840 N. Wabash Avenue
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Peekytoe Crab Salad with Fennel Mousseline and Lemon Vinaigrette
For 4 guests
8 oz peekytoe crab meat, 2 oz....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Unsweetened whole-grain breakfast cereal, topped with berries and fat-free milk
Why: By eating whole, not refined, grains you¹ll increase the dietary fiber in your diet. Fruit provides fiber as well along with vitamin C, antioxidants and...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Let’s be honest, any version of whipped cream isn’t exactly a health food, but some brands are better than others. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the top picks and worst bets for this all-time favorite dessert topping!...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Shoppers paid slightly more for food at the grocery store during the third quarter of the year, with many popular breakfast staples showing an increase in retail price. Higher retail prices for eggs, bacon, orange juice, milk and toasted oat cereal, among...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Grabbing a burger and a doughnut may seem cheaper than downing a daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but that may not always be true, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Price depends on how you measure it, according to a new USDA report....
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The 2012 Somerset County Farmers' Market season brought in quite a few new faces and introduced several new products to tempt customers on Saturday mornings. Perhaps one of the most unique of these freshmen farmers' market vendors is Dn'D Farms.
| Sep 3, 2012
For cancer patients undergoing treatment, a key component to successful healing is to maintain a healthy weight.
Some patients see their illness as an opportunity to shed unwanted pounds, says Vonia R. Ickes, a registered dietitian with Sentara Cancer...
| Jun 16, 2012
I've spent a good chunk of the last two weeks surrounded by spreadsheets, crumpled paper packets, cartons of dairy products and dirty ramekins. Josef Centeno has a lot to answer for.
A couple of weeks ago I stopped in at his Bäco Mercat restaurant...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:24 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, diatetic intern Lauren Silverman...