| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:54 PM
Cheryl McGee has battled breast cancer. Twice. She's undergone surgery, chemotherapy, radiation and treatments for infection, but dietary management was never part of her treatment protocol.
"I don't know why nobody ever told me to go to a nutritionist...
| Sep 29, 2012
For those of us not blessed with the footwork of Fred Astaire, the notion of taking a dance class might not appeal. But Alice Alyse, a dancer and choreographer who is the artistic director of Joffrey Ballet West and Joffrey Ballet South, says that even...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:51 AM
Snacking on veggie chips can be an easy way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, and your kids’ diets - but how much nutritional benefit are you really getting? Some of the most popular veggie chips aren’t much better than plain old...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:14 AM
Veggie chips always seem like they’re such a healthy snack, but the reality is that most store-bought veggie chips have more potato starch or rice flour than any real ‘veggies’ – not to mention, many veggies chips are deep-fried,...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:46 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Substituting almonds for less healthy foods could help dieters stick to a calorie-controlled diet, and lower their cholesterol at the same time, says a new study.
"Nuts, and in this case almonds, shouldn't be on the 'do not...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Brookings - The South Dakota Department of Agriculture recently reported the discovery of campylobacter bacteria in a sampling of raw, unpasteurized milk from Black Hills Milk in Belle Fourche, S.D.
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA)...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Whether you’re making a trip through the salad bar or creating your own salad at home, side and main dish salads can be a great way to eat more colorful fruits and veggies every day.
Green salads can be a powerhouse of nutrition; however, they...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Fruit juices are popular beverages for toddlers and children today.
While often advertised as healthy options, too much juice can provide them with too many calories and too much sugar. A few consequences of this include excess weight gain and dental...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 3:47 PM
I should apologize in advance for the tone of this article. I should, but I won't. I would just ask that you don't mistake my passion for petty anger.
Last week I came across a skillfully worded editorial in this paper ("Lunch Guidelines," Jan. 28)...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Last year in this space, dietitian Judy Caplan had a message for business travelers: Eat better.
Think ahead so that in airports you're eating healthy snacks, such as fruits and nuts, and decent meals, such as a turkey sandwich on whole-grain bread,...
| 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...
| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...