| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Your Stylist: Hydrating beauty masks to save dry skin...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:33 PM
When it's hot and humid outside (even at 8 in the morning, ugh!), the last thing you want is a heavy breakfast like oatmeal or to heat up the skillet for eggs. You could go the cold cereal route — and believe me, I love cereal — but if oat...
| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:39 PM
Here are some healthful Easter recipes from the American Heart Association and the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement and Power To End Stroke movement. The assortment includes Blackberry Cake With Maple Icing, Carrot-Pineapple Salad...
| Apr 8, 2010
What children eat now affects their health for the rest of their lives. By promoting smart eating habits (combined with activity and exercise) you'll help your kids build healthier bones and teeth, and reduce their risk of acquiring life-threatening...
| Apr 8, 2010
With infertility problems plaguing an estimated 6 million American couples, Harvard researches Jorge E. Chavarro, M.D., Walter C. Willett, M.D. and Patrick J. Skerrett say they were amazed to find that farmers knew more about how nutrition affects pigs'...
| Apr 5, 2010
Symptoms of weakness and nausea were afflicting me, sometimes disabling me for hours at a time. So I went to an internist, who ran a series of tests, which turned up nothing.
Finally, at a loss, he ordered a brain scan. I vividly recall the words of...
| Apr 11, 2010
Here are some unintended consequences of our family's late-August vacation at the Willow-Witt Ranch in southern Oregon:
Our children, then 22 months and 4, prefer fresh goat's milk to the store-bought stuff from a cow.
They also think it is...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 8:29 AM
Authentic Irish fare goes way beyond Irish-American favorites corned beef and cabbage.
And contrary to popular belief, corned beef is not a staple in Ireland. Many sources say it didn't become linked with the Irish until they immigrated en masse to the...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 12:50 PM
Healthy No-Bake Cookies
Cooking for Your Heart: Cut Cholesterol, Not Taste Ingredients:
3 tablespoons of skim milk
1/3 cup of sugar
1 tablespoon of cocoa powder
1 ½ teaspoons of vanilla
1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter
3 tablespoons of ground flaxseeds...
| May 19, 2010
| 8:20 AM
Yield: 8-10 servings.
4 cups heavy cream
1 1/2 cups whole milk
1 1/2 cups plus 2 teaspoons sugar
1 vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise and seeds scraped
3 large egg yolks
2 large eggs
1/2 cup cornstarch
3 pounds (about 9) firm but ripe bananas,...
| May 19, 2010
A new bill is being introduced that may make some toddlers cry.
The new proposal created by Assemblywoman, Julia Brownley would require day cares to serve only low fat or non-fat milk to children, ages two and older.
The bill also would limit juice to...
| Jan 13, 2010
As seniors age, they need fewer calories, says Pam Ritchson, a dietitian with Riverside Health System. At Warwick Forrest in Newport News, Ritchson and others work with residents and staff to ensure that seniors stay healthy and eat the right foods....