| May 11, 2012
| 5:15 AM
The number of Americans considered obese is expected to rise from the current 34 percent to 42 percent by the year 2030, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine and discussed at Monday's "Weight of the Nation"...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Most weeks for the past year, Rachel Taft has headed to the Canton Safeway or Middle River Costco to pick up several pounds of steak or tofu for dinner.
Unlike most bulk shoppers, Taft wasn't cooking for several children — she was feeding a loose-...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Mother Nature brought relief to a parched Baltimore on Sunday, but the persistent rain didn't dampen the spirits at the Earth Day festivities in Hampden.
"We had a few hundred people come through today," said Don Barton, 29, an organizer of Sunday's...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:47 AM
Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis says that her mother would make frittatas, the Italian egg dish, with whatever leftovers she had in the refrigerator. "
That was the joke," she tells viewers in segment of her cooking show. "What's in the frittata...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A 5-year-old from Lutherville, a tot who campaigns for animal rights and says animals are friends not food, is vying for the title of PETA's Cutest Vegan Kid.
Maya Parker-Rollins, who's been vegan her whole short life, is competing to be the girl winner...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 12:45 PM
As Jill Rosen highlights in her recent article ("The Littlest Vegans," March 20), an increasing number of today's youth are growing up on a diet loaded with healthier and more humane plant-based foods. Since we develop lifelong eating habits at a young...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Over dinner the other day with a new acquaintance, the topic of food and ethics (and thus vegetarianism) came up. My new acquaintance, Mr. W., is about 60 pounds overweight and was enjoying an oversized cheeseburger on a white bun with a side of fries. He...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life.
Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As people look to live more healthful lifestyles, many are contemplating meat-free diets. But becoming vegan or vegetarian can seem daunting as people try to figure out what to eat to get all the proper nutrients. Ingrid Beardsley, registered dietitian at...
| Mar 26, 2013
People flock to Pimlico Race Course on the third Saturday in May for the excitement, for a good party or for a stiff Black-Eyed Susan. The bill of fare, though, hasn't been high on the list of attractions since the Coolidge administration.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Like someone on a diet who can think about nothing but food, I feel bombarded by bad food news even as I try to clean up what is on my plate.
I am not a vegan. I am not even a vegetarian. But I have been trying for a while now to clear the junk out of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sticky Rice, with four locations including Aliceanna Street in Baltimore, has been named by PETA as one of the top 10 restaurants for vegan sushi, taking the No. 8 spot.
PETA was impressed with Stick Rice for offering two types of tofu-based sushi as...