| Dec 5, 2012
You're a mess. You've been eating and drinking nonstop since Thanksgiving. You haven't seen an elliptical in weeks. And you're badly in need of pruning. But hey, that's what resolutions are for, right?
So have a ball this New Year's Eve knowing that on...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:51 AM
Flu season is here, so it’s as important as ever to be extra-diligent with everyday prevention like hand-washing and getting enough sleep. And what we eat can play a role in fending off the sniffles, aches & pains.
| Jun 2, 2012
Berries are perhaps the most fragile of summer’s pleasures--plan now for berries throughout the season! Fortunately, they are also very easy to grow, needing nothing more than, at most, annual pruning. The 2012 Old Farmer’s Almanac All-Seasons...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:01 PM
Even if you are reading this without glasses, it's not too early to start taking your eye vitamins. Some nutrients can stave off the burdensome vision loss and eye disease that occur as we age, mounting research suggests.
But claims by supplement...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:51 PM
If you want a flatter stomach, cutting calories and exercising are must-dos. But new research also shows some foods may have waist-shrinking (and consequent health-boosting) properties. Here are some tummy tamers to add to your diet:
| Sep 6, 2012
| 5:12 AM
Key ingredients: Beef and Potatoes
Nutrition benefits: Lean Beef contains iron and zinc along with other important nutrients and its rich flavor offers a complete source of protein. When eating beef be sure to balance your meal with whole grains and...
| Aug 7, 2012
Clinical Oncology Dietician
Wholesome Temptation Cookbook
Grilled Red Snapper with Herb-Garlic Marinade
Makes about 2 1/2 cups
2 6 large garlic cloves
1/3 cup packed tender fresh thyme sprigs
1/4 cup packed...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Pancakes are a breakfast favorite, and there’s been an explosion of better-for-you pancake mixes on shelves. But not all are as nutritious as the labels might lead you to believe, so today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on which mixes...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Q: Before I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, I was exhausted most of the time. My doctor tested the level of vitamin D in my blood after my diagnosis. It was at 12, well below the minimum!
I just read that vitamin D might reduce the risk of developing...
| Sep 9, 2012
It's a notion ingrained early: September, the start of the traditional school year, is a time to start over. For the nonstudent, that may mean cleaning out your closets, enrolling in an exercise class or recommitting to New Year's resolutions. It's also a...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
Natural Beauty Products
A homemade honey face mask is packed with so much goodness, it's absolutely mind-boggling! Honey masks can prevent skin discoloration, infections and acne, rejuvenate skin and helps skin disorders like eczema because of a...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Q: Is it safe to take aspirin at the same time I take my vitamins? Will they counteract each other?
A: Taking aspirin with vitamin C (100 to 250 mg) might actually be a good idea. Research has shown that vitamin C (ascorbic acid) can help protect the...