| May 1, 2008
On nearly any hot, hazy morning, thousands of landscapers are mowing residential lawns, trimming and edging with high-tech power equipment, providing clients with what amounts to a horticultural manicure.
At night, thousands of in-ground sprinkler...
| Sep 20, 2007
Chef Al's Gumbo
1 cup vegetable oil
1Â cup flour
Â cup diced bell peppers
Â cup diced onions
Â cup diced celery
1 link Andoullie sausage
1 chicken thigh, meat diced
6 cups chicken broth
1 large shrimp
2 cups steamed rice...
| Dec 1, 2006
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1/2 lb. - Beef tenderloin trim or similar
1/4 C. - Fish sauce
1/4 C. - Lime juice
1 Tbsp. - Kiffer lime leaf, cut into very fine strips
1/4 C. - Ground rice powder
1/4 C. - Red onion,...
| Nov 26, 2008
Wallingford, CT -- As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, the American Heart Association wants to provide you with some simple ways to make your big meal as healthy and delicious as possible. Many of the traditional foods served during Thanksgiving can...
| Apr 23, 2010
Professional figure athelte Katina Maistrellis is working out for her next competition and will soon restrict her diet to a thousand calories a day for an entire week.
She's aware that health experts say crash dieting can unhealthy or even deadly.
| May 15, 2010
Q A caller on your radio show said that using Crest desensitizing toothpaste instead of the usual brand had abolished his lifelong asthma symptoms. I went right out and bought some.
This toothpaste contains potassium nitrate, an ingredient in asthma...
| May 17, 2010
For decades, people have been ignoring advice to eat less salt — in large part because it's hard to avoid. Processed and restaurant foods are simply loaded with sodium.
Now, under growing pressure from doctors, consumers, states, advocacy groups...
| Jul 2, 2010
The beach is the perfect home for sandcastles, water fun and E.Coli. As sunbathers do what they do best, bacteria does the same. However, beachgoers can easily avoid snacks that tempt spoilage. Dietitian and nutritionist, Elisa Zied, author of...
| Oct 15, 2009
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Not all foods were created equal -- some are so packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential fatty acids and other beneficial substances that they've been deemed "superfoods."
Superfoods have incredible health benefits, packing a powerful...
| Oct 19, 2009
Full-fat, low-fat or skim? Used to be, there weren't many choices to make over what to pour on your cereal. But the number of alternatives to cow's milk -- soy, goat's, hemp milk, more -- has steadily grown.
Each has its fans: those who swear by goat's...
| Nov 30, 2009
Some drugs are so common that consumers -- at their peril -- don't think twice about them. But each drug, whether prescription or over-the-counter, poses risks. To highlight these risks, we offer up a few details on five of the most-prescribed...