News: Chow Line
Oct. 9, 2015
Although a lot of my health-conscious friends push me to try produce that I’ve never even heard of before, I’m partial to the good old-fashioned apple. What can I tell them about the apple’s health benefits that will get them off my back?
Oct. 2, 2015
When fall comes and the weather starts getting cooler, I tend to indulge in comfort foods. I know most of them are high in calories, fat and sodium, and I worry about the effect on my weight and health. Are there ways I can make my favorite comfort foods healthier so I can keep enjoying them?
Sep. 25, 2015
I want to help my family eat better, but it seems like whenever I try to buy healthy foods, it costs a lot more. How can we eat better without totally breaking our food budget?
Sep. 18, 2015
I noticed that a friend of mine has a thermometer in her refrigerator. She says she uses it to make sure the refrigerator is cold enough. Why would this be necessary? Aren’t refrigerators built to keep food cold enough?
Sep. 11, 2015
Our 11-year-old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. We’re learning a lot very quickly. What do we need to be aware of as we settle in to living with diabetes?
Sep. 4, 2015
It’s always a struggle to get my children to eat a good breakfast before school. How can I make them get up early enough to be sure they start the day right?
Aug. 28, 2015
Generally, which is healthier for kids, a packed lunch or a school lunch?
Aug. 21, 2015
My grocery bill seems to be getting more and more expensive. I noticed it especially when we stocked up the weekend before school started. What are some ways we can cut expenses but still have enough to eat?
Aug. 14, 2015
I often hear that the elderly are more at risk from foodborne illness. Is that true, and if so, why?
Aug. 7, 2015
I started keeping a bowl of fruit on the kitchen counter to encourage my family to eat more produce. It works. What are some other ideas to help us eat more healthfully?