"If there's one thing you remember from tonight, remember 15 grams," said Ali Miller, a registered dietitian who practices functional medicine. It was the inaugural dinner for the new Food-as-medicine dinner series she'd designed with chef Monica Pope at Sparrow Bar Cookshop, and we were about hal ... More >>
Recapping the best of the fest.
How many times have you heard about the keys to weight loss, or have been given a list of foods you should avoid because they cause you to gain weight? Probably a lot, right? Well, I'm sorry but here is another method for losing weight and getting rid of your addiction to sugar. Beating Sugar Addict ... More >>
That morning cup of joe doesn't just wake you from a zombie-like state and keep you from being a complete asshole to the guy in the cube next to you. In addition to making you a semi-decent human being, coffee can provide tons of health benefits. Here are five ways drinking coffee can improve your ... More >>
Last Christmas, my mom purchased the Eat Smart Nutrition Pro Scale for me to use while I cook. I have type 1 diabetes and need to know how many carbohydrates and grams of fiber are in each item of food I eat. So, when I'm cooking, especially with foods that don't have a nutrition label on the back o ... More >>
A man says he was in the midst of a diabetic episode when a Fredericksburg cop threw him to the ground during a traffic stop. Brian Kane has sued police officer Tim Bobo over the August 2010 incident. Kane's suit says he has Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes, and he was driving to his parents' home when ... More >>
Update: A company spokesman with Novartis called this afternoon to address the rumors that Paula Deen has signed an endorsement deal with the pharmaceutical firm, which the company says are false. Novartis issued this statement: "The rumors that Novartis has signed a multi-million dollar spok ... More >>
Natalie Irish kisses her portraits into life.
Photo by Mandy OaklanderSuits and sneakers populated National Start Walking Day.Though it may be an artery-cloggingly delicious way to live, make no mistake. Heart disease is still the number-one killer of Americans. And according to the American Heart Association, almost 67 percent of Texans ... More >>
Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. 29-95: Former EOW blogger J.C. Reid has a nice piece on the subtleties and idio ... More >>
Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Dirty Kitchen Adventures: Although she's currently living abroad, Houston food ... More >>
Confession #1: I am not, nor ever have been, a fan of the band Poison. Confession #2: I have never seen a single episode of The Apprentice. But I nevertheless have become somewhat obsessed with Bret Michaels's Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea, which the former rock star designed as part of the ... More >>
Legendary Houston lawyer John O'quinn and an unidentified man were killed this morning when their SUV slammed into a tree off Allen Parkway. Police have not said who was driving. O'Quinn, 68, won huge settlements in mass-tort cases dealing with deadly breast implants and Big Tobacco. Recen ... More >>
An SMU biologist searches to unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth
Margie Hill goes home and CPS learns about directory assistance
TMZ reports that John "Texas" O'Quinn, lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith's mother, has collapsed in court, apparently suffering from diabetic shock. Check out the comments here for some classic Abbott and Costello bickering. — Keith Plocek You can read Rich Connelly's story on O'Quinn here.
Stem cell restrictions could send Texas Medical Center researchers fleeing to California
Greg Wood's latest health scare costs him a few pounds of flesh and almost takes his arm
Houston's been the No. 1 city in America in the obesity crisis. But hype doesn't mean help.
"Shoot to Cure" targets diabetes
Glenda Turner wrestles with ways to regain a normal life -- as others beat on her to break the grip of the bizarre syndrome racking her body
Glassell School's Core show reveals the heart, soul and blood-sugar levels of its visiting artists