| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:32 PM
If your healthy eating plan has been on hiatus, it is time to get back on track to making healthful choices.
A motivator to eating right could be eating right with color. When you include all the colors of MyPlate (www.choosemyplate.gov) you are headed...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Big yellow construction trucks in the parking lot outside his office greet Bears coach Marc Trestman every morning.
Giant mounds of dirt surround the Bears' headquarters. Part of the team's Lake Forest facility remains off limits as major renovations...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
"Canned salmon: It does a body good" doesn't pack quite the same punch as that other slogan.
"Got edamame?" Not much better.
They're worth remembering though, given a growing movement away from milk. Consumption is at its lowest level in 36 years,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life.
Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:30 AM
| Dec 24, 2012
| 11:42 PM
How many cookies and how many glasses of milk does Santa drink on Christmas Eve? He would have to get a stomach ache. — True-Believer, El Centro
A sweet little girl asked us this question, and it seemed like a great one for such a fine Christmas...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 5:41 AM
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier
7:05 a.m. Lower Wacker Drive reopens today! Johnny B welcomes Governor Pat Quinn to talk about the completion of the 300 million dollar project.
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Mike McConnell...
| Nov 26, 2012
Khalil Beckwith has never been formally diagnosed with lactose intolerance. He just knows that drinking milk makes him feel lousy.
"When I drink milk with nothing else ... finishing the carton can be a nauseating endeavor," said Beckwith, a senior at...
| Nov 15, 2012
Here's something you may not know about Open Table, the predominant online restaurant reservations system: When you book a table through the Open Table website, the restaurant is charged $1 per seated guest — so if you show up as a foursome, that'...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:52 AM
October is National Vegetarian Month and with millions of people choosing to eat a meatless meal at least once a week, vegetarian diets raise a lot of questions.
Many people believe that you can't get enough protein without meat.
Carolyn O'Neil, a...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:40 AM
It’s no secret that the side effects of lactose intolerance are anything but pleasant, so many people are surprised to learn that even if they have trouble digesting milk, there’s a good chance that they can still eat dairy products like...