By M.L. JOHNSON, Associated Press
April 8, 2014 10:09 a.m.
MILWAUKEE —A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it's threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.
By Teresa Farney, The Gazette
March 24, 2014 6 a.m.
I first heard about chia seeds at a vegan class taught by Colorado Springs, Colo., cookbook author Alan Roettinger. He extolled the virtues of using the seeds in dressings and noted that when they are soaked in water, they swell up and become gelatinous.
By Mary MacVean, Los Angeles Times
March 17, 2014 6 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — One awful day, D.C. Copeland recalls, her perspective on her "pure" diet had become so distorted that she found herself crying in the produce section of a grocery store because she could not decide whether the kale or the chard was "better."
By Hope Warshaw, Special to The Washington Post
March 10, 2014 6 a.m.
It's March, National Nutrition Month, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics spotlights the important role of healthful eating and physical activity to control weight and prevent chronic disease. But these aren't snap-your-fingers, easy-to-achieve goals to execute in a fast-paced, convenience-driven society.