| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:21 PM
In the diet world, there are a few vocabulary words that are generally considered as bad words. All too often, "calorie" is one of them.
But that's too bad, because, according to Brittany Smith, clinical dietitian at Meritus Medical Center, calories...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:45 PM
I've been seeing an ad recently where a perky little woman is doing absolutely everything: She's coming back from working all day at an office to cook her kids a hot meal at home, then running off to load a gigantic pallet of canned goods, or maybe hair-...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:39 PM
More than half of American adults take nutritional supplements. They are not without
risk. The Food and Drug Administration has received more than 6,000 reports of serious
adverse events in the last five years.
A Consumer Reports investigation has...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - Mom, I don't eat breakfast anymore, my teenage daughter told me one day.
Is that right? I responded.
Actually, I was not overly concerned at this summertime reply considering that she has been getting up at 10 a.m. or later. She eats...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Some products make claims that are hard to believe. Take, for example, commercials you may have seen about books and videos that supposedly can teach your baby to read or a three-minute workout that will make your belly disappear.
If you doubted those...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Jen Matlack's husband teases her about buying organic. It's not worth the extra money, he says, but she insists.
A new study promises to add fuel to their marital quarrel. Published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, it finds that organic produce...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who love their tomatoes may have lowered odds of suffering a stroke, a study out Monday suggests.
Finnish researchers found that of more than 1,000 older men they followed, those with relatively high blood levels of the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The Bedford Avenue Meat Shop caters to health-conscious consumers who want "all-natural" products.
"Eating all-natural, organic food has a positive effect, on a long-term basis, to your general health," said butcher John Michael, who believes organic...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Guys, let's face it. Getting older sucks. We start losing our hair, our strength and our athletic performance. Plus, it it becomes more and more inappropriate to hit on 22-year-old women. While we can't do much about the latter, making sure we take...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:56 PM
You're in the majority if your definition of leafy greens is limited to salads made with iceberg lettuce. The good news is that there are many other leafy greens, which are nutrition powerhouses low in sodium, high in fiber.
Kale is a versatile leafy...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:38 PM
A healthy diet is key to ensuring your child grows and develops properly. Growing children require specific vitamins and minerals to aid in their growth. Add these superfoods to your children’s diet to help them grow strong and healthy.