| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center will provide a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth). This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on stroke prevention....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:35 AM
The Healthy Monday Campaign has designated Monday as the day to start and sustain healthy habits. Why Mondays? It’s the January of the week, the perfect time for a fresh start. By setting a day (Monday) every week for people to think about and focus...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:28 PM
"Free-from" food products, whether they're labeled sugar-free, fat-free or gluten-free, are fast becoming a trendy lifestyle choice, regardless of allergies or intolerance.
The popularity of these products, tastier and more widely available than ever, is...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Salmon Mousse with Vegetable Dippers
HANDS-ON TIME: 25 minutes TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes plus chilling time
Creamy and delicious—and brimming with omega-3s and vitamin D—this salmon mousse gets a health and flavor kick from...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:36 PM
More and more people are buying fish-oil capsules to reduce the risk of heart attack and
strokes. They’re reportedly the most popular supplement after multivitamins. Consumer
Reports just tested 15 top-selling brands purchased in the New York...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:10 PM
For those concerned about good health, the government is offering advice on how to get to a normal weight with the recent release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines.
The guidelines tell people what to eat more of, what to eat less of and how to balance the...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Unsweetened whole-grain breakfast cereal, topped with berries and fat-free milk
Why: By eating whole, not refined, grains you¹ll increase the dietary fiber in your diet. Fruit provides fiber as well along with vitamin C, antioxidants and...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 10:43 AM
January’s just around the corner, so of course we’re talking weight loss. And for those of you looking for something that’s effortless but can give you noticeable results, there are three relatively new diet systems on the market that...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post. This week, Elaine Pelc weighs in on Omega-3 fatty acids.
Over the past few years there has been a lot of hype over Omega-3 fatty acids. They are said to help...
| 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.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 12:56 PM
I have a friend who swears she healed her son's serious brain injury with food. Antioxidants, omega-3s, pure proteins — she found them in blueberries, eggs and other nutrition-packed foods and helped pave his road to health. Even if you're not...