Yoga can be done at any age, but as people get older, routines may require modifications to account for body changes, said instructor Carrie Owerko. Back-pain specialist Dr. Loren Fishman said people may want to use a chair or a wall for extra support during some poses, and those with arthritis may need to eliminate certain elements from the routine.
Babies born to mothers who had high junk-food intake during pregnancy showed less sensitivity to opioids and were more prone to overeat such items, even in adulthood, compared with those whose mothers ate a regular diet, according to an Australian study in The FASEB Journal.
A Kaiser Permanente clinical trial will test nutrition counseling by its dietitians at a grocery store against counseling done in an office setting. Researchers theorize that the KP Personal Shopper intervention, to take place with overweight patients in Atlanta, will lead to higher diet-quality scores and increased nutritional knowledge compared with office-based counseling.
Asparagus has been served al dente, soaked in brown butter or topped with hollandaise, but a new way to prepare the vegetable is sauteed and mixed with oyster mushrooms, peas and tarragon. The vegetable dish is served with salmon.
Gordon Ramsay is more than just a fiery TV personality. The celebrity chef also is interested in getting people to learn more about their food, and his newest cookbook offers simple recipes -- such as Bacon, pea and goat cheese frittata, which works well for a Mother's Day brunch.