Jan. 18, 2013
I really miss topping my salads off with a handful of alfalfa sprouts. What makes them so unsafe?
Jan. 11, 2013
I’m looking for easy ways to make some of my recipes and meals healthier. Any ideas?
Dec. 21, 2012
In a recent column, you said oils that are high in saturated fat aren’t heart-healthy. But I’ve read about the benefits of tropical oils, especially coconut oil. What’s up?
Dec. 14, 2012
I have a sweet tooth. I’ve been cutting back on sugar lately, but I’m worried about the holidays and all the extra sweets. Do you have any guidance?
Dec. 7, 2012
Last year we received a gift in the mail and didn’t open it until Christmas Eve. The box contained cheese spreads that said “Keep refrigerated” on the label. They had been at room temperature for more than a week, so we threw them out. But since then, I’ve seen some types of cheese spreads sold at the grocery store on the shelf. Were we being overly cautious?
Nov. 30, 2012
What kind of oil is the best to use for heart health? I tend to use olive oil all the time, but I’ve been looking for alternatives.
Nov. 20, 2012
I need some inspiration to help keep me from gaining weight during the holidays. Any ideas?
Nov. 16, 2012
No one in my family has ever had diabetes. Does that mean I’m not at risk for developing it?
Nov. 9, 2012
I have always stuffed our Thanksgiving turkey with homemade stuffing, but my daughter tells me it’s not safe. Should I stop? Would it make a difference if I used stuffing from a box?
Nov. 2, 2012
What has been the effect from the ban on trans fats in New York City restaurants?