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Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

This Sept. 15, 2014 photo shows Brussels sprouts and chicken salad with mustard pepper dressing in Concord, N.H. Brussels sprouts belong to the same family as cabbage, broccoli and kale, so it’s no surprise that they are incredibly healthy. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

September 22, 2014 10:00 am
Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

This Sept. 15, 2014 photo shows Brussels sprouts and chicken salad with mustard pepper dressing in Concord, N.H. Brussels sprouts belong to the same family as cabbage, broccoli and kale, so it’s no surprise that they are incredibly healthy. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

September 22, 2014 10:00 am
Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

This undated photo courtesy of chef Melissa d’Arabian shows Healthy Plate columnist d’Arabian. The Healthy Plate helps home cooks discover the healthier side of everyday ingredients. (AP Photo/Courtesy Melissa d’Arabian, Tina Rupp)

September 22, 2014 10:00 am
Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

This Sept. 15, 2014 photo shows Brussels sprouts and chicken salad with mustard pepper dressing in Concord, N.H. Brussels sprouts belong to the same family as cabbage, broccoli and kale, so it’s no surprise that they are incredibly healthy.

September 22, 2014 10:00 am
Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

This Sept. 15, 2014 photo shows Brussels sprouts and chicken salad with mustard pepper dressing in Concord, N.H. Brussels sprouts belong to the same family as cabbage, broccoli and kale, so it’s no surprise that they are incredibly healthy.

September 22, 2014 10:00 am
LAURA HOLLIS: Caring for family is worthy work

LAURA HOLLIS: Caring for family is worthy work

In its August 2014 issue, National Geographic featured a story about hunger in America, part of an eight-month series on feeding the planet. "The New Face of Hunger" presents often counterintuitive images of what is now being called "food insecurity": hunger amid plentiful farmlands, in the …

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Food for thought on proper diet

EDITORIAL: Food for thought on proper diet

To move the needle on proper health, Americans need to move more — and we don't mean moving the fork.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Teams bring favorite foods with them to Brazil

SAO PAULO | Italy packed Parmesan, olive oil and prosciutto. The U.S. brought oatmeal, Cheerios, peanut butter and A1 Steak Sauce.

June 16, 2014 5:00 pm
Founder Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Founder Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Registered nurse and nutrition guru Seattle Sutton greeted guests and the contestants for the 15-week 2014 Slim Down Challenge at the contest launch Jan. 13 at the Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating location at 620 W. 81st Ave. in Merrillville.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am
Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a chip maker

Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a chip maker

Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Registered nurse and nutrition guru Seattle Sutton greeted guests and the contestants for the 15-week 2014 Slim Down Challenge at the contest launch Jan. 13 at the Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating location at 620 W. 81st Ave. in Merrillville.

February 19, 2014 3:00 am

Soda tax proposal could cause political fizz-ures

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois shoppers could find themselves paying extra for soft drinks under a proposed statewide soda tax.

February 17, 2014 5:30 pm

Holy all-natural organic guacamole! Whole Foods to open in 2015

Region residents will have to wait a whole year before Whole Foods brings its organic kale and grass-fed beef to Schererville.

February 15, 2014 4:05 pm
Red and white quinoa grain in bowls

Red and white quinoa grain in bowls

Red and white quinoa grain in glass bowls on white background

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Bariatric

Bariatric

January 27, 2014 5:37 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Poverty takes a huge toll on our region

GUEST COMMENTARY: Poverty takes a huge toll on our region

Twenty years ago, when our region first developed a Quality of Life Indicators Report, the founders of the report recognized the harmful impact poverty has on all who call our region home. The latest version of the report shows that since 2000, the poverty rate has increased in Lake, Porter …

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue food scientist has hopeful thoughts about the benefits of nuts

Purdue food scientist has hopeful thoughts about the benefits of nuts

Different nuts with nutcracker

December 19, 2013 5:43 pm

Lake Station library offering nutrition class, recipes Friday

LAKE STATION | There will be a family nutrition event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Lake Station-New Chicago branch of the Lake Public Library, 2007 Central Ave.

December 11, 2013 12:05 am

Chicago announces 100 Learning Gardens at schools

CHICAGO | Chicago officials are announcing they have installed a total of 100 gardens where students can grow fruit and vegetables at their schools.

December 07, 2013 10:26 am
Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits.

October 30, 2013 12:00 am
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