Published: Sept. 21, 2011 @ 9 p.m.
President Bill Clinton did it after having heart trouble. "The Biggest Loser" trainer Bob Harper and actress Olivia Wilde do it, and were named sexiest at it. Actor Tobey Maguire managed to keep doing it and still bulk up to play Spider-Man.
Published: Sept. 20, 2011 @ 11 p.m.
SARA LOPINSKI: Among all the treats of autumn there's one you might have overlooked: apples. Delicious and nutritious, the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" is actually on the mark.
Published: Sept. 13, 2011 @ 6 a.m.
Young Illinoisans with ideas for fighting childhood obesity are being encouraged to apply for grants from UnitedHealthcare and an advocacy group.
Published: Aug. 17, 2011 @ 11 p.m.
Sara Lopinski: Home-cooked meals are the heart of a healthy diet. Knowing the proper storage procedures and cooking temperatures, and using the right kitchen tools are essential for healthy meals and clean kitchens. By handling food properly, you can significantly reduce your risk for food-borne illness and protect your food purchase investment. Here are 25 tips for safe food handling, storage and preparation.
Published: Aug. 04, 2011 @ 8 p.m.
Sen. Dick Durbin wants the federal government to regulate food and drinks marketed as dietary supplements.
Published: July 27, 2011 @ 11:01 p.m.
While a healthy diet is always important for functionality of the body, it is even more so with a disease like cancer.
Published: July 17, 2011 @ 8 p.m.
CHICAGO - Budget cuts to programs that deliver meals to homebound seniors in Illinois may force some frail elderly into nursing homes, a more expensive option for both the individuals and the state, advocates say.
Published: July 14, 2011 @ 9:50 p.m.
The MyPlate program's meal diagram and easy guidelines have made family nutrition much simpler. But using that info to pack lunches for school is still a bit of a challenge.
Published: July 13, 2011 @ 7 p.m.
Published: July 10, 2011 @ 11 p.m.
There's little debate over underage drinking. It's aggressively addressed at many local schools.
But what about the other kind of drinking?