Good Question: Should We Eat Before Or After Working Out?Some think eating right before exercising is key. For others, waiting until after seems more beneficial.
Mpls.-St. Paul Magazine's Restaurant Week BeginsRestaurant Week is the chance to try some of the hottest restaurants for a little less. There are 55 restaurants across the Twin Cities taking part this year. Six of these are brand new eateries.
Study: Picky Eating May Be Early Signs Of AnxietyParents of picky eaters take heart! New research suggests the problem of children being picky eaters is rarely worth worrying about.
Good Question: What Happens To Our Bodies When We Eat Too Much?You might as well get out the sweatpants right now, because we all know we're throwing moderation out the door for Thanksgiving. The average person consumes about 4,000 calories on Thanksgiving, or twice what we eat on a daily basis.
CDC: US Children Consume Too Much SaltA new report states that children are consuming too much salt. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90 percent of children in the U.S. aged 6 -18 have too much salt in their diet. Most of the salt is coming from processed and restaurant foods.
Study: Action Movies Could Be Making Us Eat MoreAre action movies making us fat? A new study suggests the more exciting the movie, the more we tend to eat. Researchers at Cornell University published the study in the Journal of American Medical Association.
Escape To The PoconosEvery couple should make plans at least once in their relationship to experience the romance of the Poconos. This area offers couples plenty of things to do, both in their room and out of it.
Sprouted Wheat Becoming A Trend In Healthy EatingWith each year, there seems to be a new wave of food trends. One foot item you may have been seeing pop up a lot more often is sprouted wheat. Not many are aware of what that even entails, so WCCO's Natalie Nyhus talked with dietician Christina Meyer-Jax to get a better feel for the grain.
Good Question: Is It Better To Eat Before Or After A Workout?With 2013 right around the corner, people are starting to think about their resolutions. A popular one is always getting in shape.
Fasting: The Key To Quick, Healthy Weight Loss?The Movement Minneapolis, a hardcore gym known for intense workouts, is a noisy place at lunchtime. But owner David Dellanave says after the workouts, not much is spoken about lunch. “If you're not hungry, why are you eating?" Dellanave said. Members like Lacy Morgan and Martin Rittenbery skip eating once or twice a week. "I've heard them preaching about it, so I decided to give it a go," Morgan said.
Study: Link Found Between Losing Sports Teams, Heavier FansThe results of a new study spell trouble for Minnesota sports fans' waist lines. Believe it or not, a study published Monday in a Psychological Science found that after a sports team loses, fans of that team eat 16 percent more saturated fats than they usually do.
Critters Invading Your Garden? Here's Some HelpIf you've spent hours tending to your garden only to find out a critter came in to wreak havoc, here's some help. It's a problem many have -- eager rabbits and deer nibbling away your hard work. Susie Bachman spills her secrets in how to protect your garden.
Some Sausages From Belgrade Meat Center RecalledThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers to avoid consuming smoked pork and beef pepper sticks produced by Belgrade Meat Center after routine sampling discovered Listeria contamination.
Making Eating On The Go EasierEating well while "on the go" can be a challenge. Every day, about one quarter of the U.S. population eats fast food, according to "Fast Food Nation" author Eric Schlosser.
New Buzz Foods For 2013A new year brings new foods for us to buzz about. In fact, it seems like every year we are told to add something new to our diets -- and cut something out.