| Mar 15, 2011
| 8:58 AM
The phone rings, at 9 o'clock on the dot. It's Alton Brown calling in, very promptly, for a pre-arranged interview.
"What are you eating," Brown asks, "I can always tell when someone answers the phone with food with in his mouth."
Alton Brown is not...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:29 PM
When Lynn Patterson resolved to lose weight early this year, she took a hormone normally associated with pregnancy, not dieting.
The 53-year-old Catonsville nurse went on the hCG diet, named for human chorionic gonadotropin, a hormone that is produced...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Almost anyone engaged in the battle of the bulging midsection knows that French fries are not their friends. But the real shocker in the study of long-term weight gain that came out of Harvard this week was that eating too many spuds of any kind —...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:00 PM
On the heels of a Johns Hopkins study that showed telephone and web-based coaching helps patients lose weight and keep it off, medical faculty and staff are now collaborating with a private health care firm to make the system widely available.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Sharlene Fair had tried for years to lose weight, but nothing seemed to work until she found her answer after breathing into a tube at her local gym.
It was an irritating 10 minutes of breathing, but one that Fair said ultimately helped her drop what she...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:14 AM
It's a question only a wrestler could answer.
"How much more do you think wet hair weighs?" I asked my son.
He glanced up from his breakfast burrito, sized up my dripping locks, and quipped, "Three ounces," then took another bite.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:22 AM
If you're overweight and trying to lose pounds you may not get help from your doctor if he is overweight too, according to new research.
According to a new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, physicians with a...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 4:22 AM
This season of Biggest Loser started out with a couple of brutal twists. First, all the teams had to weigh in at home, in front of their friends and neighbors. In some cases, in front of entire high-school gyms of......
| Sep 22, 2008
After battling obesity and other health issues for years, Arthur Boorman finally bottomed out. Literally.
Boorman, a Brooklyn resident and special education teacher at Severna Park High School, was working with a student at the youngster's home about two...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. Hunger is a normal body reaction and survival mechanism. But in today's environment...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:35 AM
So I am wakened from my deep sleep by a chirp...chirp...chirping noise coming from the fire alarm on the ceiling above my head. Not a terribly urgent alarm that would spring me out of bed to call 911. This was an intermittent yet irritating "chirp" to...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Name: Mike Bystol
Name of business: Bystol Performance Center
Describe what you do/sell/serve: Personal training, sports performance, weight loss, boot camps, physical therapy.
What sets you apart from similar...