News: Chow Line
Feb. 5, 2016
I know it’s important to get enough fiber to help with constipation, but I’ve also read that it can help prevent disease. How does that work?
Jan. 29, 2016
I have been doing more walking and other exercise since the first of the year, but I haven’t been losing much weight. Shouldn’t I see some results on the scale?
Jan. 22, 2016
When the new Dietary Guidelines were announced a few weeks ago, I heard a lot about the recommendation to limit added sugars. But I’m sure that they’ve said that for years. Is there something new?
Jan. 15, 2016
What are cruciferous vegetables, and what kind of health benefits do they provide?
Jan. 8, 2016
What are the risks and benefits of raw milk?
Dec. 11, 2015
We are hosting several parties over the holidays. Many of our friends are more health-conscious these days, and I would like to serve some healthy but festive beverages. Any ideas?
Dec. 4, 2015
My grandchildren will be spending a few days with us during the holidays. My daughter, their mother, mentioned the other day that she hoped I wouldn’t overload them on soft drinks and juice while they’re here. I can understand soft drinks, but what’s wrong with fruit juice?
Nov. 24, 2015
During this time of year, I often make donations to food drives. I normally just take older items from my pantry that I haven’t found a use for, but I wonder if instead I should be buying new. Are there guidelines I should be following?
Nov. 20, 2015
I see conflicting guidance about whether or not to rinse the turkey before roasting it. So, should I or shouldn’t I?
Nov. 13, 2015
Last year, I promised myself that after the holidays, I would eat healthier and exercise more. It never happened. This year, I don’t want to wait, but I also don’t want to set myself up for failure or be the Grinch during holiday gatherings. Any ideas?