| Jul 25, 2012
| 11:09 AM
With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is printed here. This week, Debra Schulze, RD, LDN, weighs in on...
| 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,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:28 AM
With the temperature rising, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated, especially for those exercising out in the heat. But not all sports drinks are equally effective, and others have artificial add-ins that you may choose to avoid.
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:09 AM
There is nothing better than a perfectly ripe, juicy, drip-down-your chin, naturally sweet, summer peach. Peach season, June through September, is here and is gracing produce stands with a sunset of colors.
Originally from China, peaches quickly spread...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BROOKINGS - The days of cutting hay on an International H or M tractor with a sickle mower are long gone for most, says Julie Walker, SDSU Extension Beef Specialist.
"It seemed like a field took forever to finish cutting. I clearly remember the day that...
| Jun 13, 2012
Carrots you can grow in a backyard garden provide an abundance of nutrition to the body as they are excellent sources of vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin K, biotin, fiber, potassium and thiamine. Colorful and packed with antioxidants, this...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Building strong bones is a life-long project. Our bones get strong and stay strong through a combination of food and fitness. Building and maintaining a healthy skeleton is a process that begins before birth and one that must continue through every decade...
| Jun 9, 2012
To the rational mind, the notion of willingly depriving oneself of food for days on end seems illogical, at best. Basic biology, after all, dictates that calories are necessary to sustain everyday functioning and that low levels of, say, iron or potassium...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:13 PM
All snack food is not created equal. Some are sweetened with high fructose corn syrup while others use honey. Some are stuffed with white flour while others use more creative — and healthier — options.
Snack and candy-makers launched their...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer
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Unjunk Your Junk Food: Healthy Alternatives to Conventional Snacks
Naturally Savvy's Nachos
Ingredients: Garden of Eatin' Multi Grain Everything tortilla chips (These chips are made with...