| 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...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post on healthful eating. This week, Mindy Athas, RD, CSO, LDN, writes about mushrooms.
Low in calories, fat, cholesterol and sodium, yet rich in fiber, protein,...
| 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
| 1:05 AM
Recently, I participated in an online event that drew attention to labels on products that are misleading.
What kind of labels were we targeting? Those that make a real great marketing plan - but don't have much fact behind it. Or maybe it's something...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - "She's the only one who took her vitamin all week," my husband noted. He was referring to our 8-year-old daughter.
I looked in the pill dispenser marked "M" through "S," which correspond to the days of the week. We had a busy week, and...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Cookies have always been a dieters ‘no-no,’ but now many companies are coming out with cookies that are marketed as ‘better-for-you.’ But, are they? Remember, most cookies still have a significant amount of sugar and aren’...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Dr. Nicholas Tranakas, surgical oncologist from Broward General Medical Center (BGMC) and Kelley Mitchell, news anchor and reporter with WLRN, will share their knowledge of breast cancer with attendees at Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale's Feminine...
| Oct 22, 2012
On "Magic City," a Starz television drama set in a glamorous Miami hotel in 1959, Dominik Garcia-Lorido plays a Cuban-American housekeeper training to be a Pan Am stewardess. She sizzles as a young woman coming of age and falling in love.
In real life,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I've had restless legs syndrome (RLS) for four years. It's keeping my husband awake, and I'm so tired during the day. My doctor is sick of me, and wants to try Horizant now, since Requip and Mirapex didn't work. Should I try? — T.N....
| May 2, 2012
I take just five pills a day now.
This is down from the handfuls I used to take back when I was a health junkie.
I don't think I was a hypochondriac, but then I may have been taking a pill for that.
Mostly I was into supplements and vitamins. I don't...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Q: Should I be drinking the orange juice that has calcium and vitamin D added to it?
A: Major brands are selling orange juice with about 350 milligrams of calcium and 100 international units of vitamin D added to each 8-ounce serving. Many Americans don'...