While there are probably many topics you have learned to avoid at the holiday dinner table, there is one subject that you should discuss — your family health history.
Wednesday marked the return of one of the country’s oldest holiday traditions – the Salvation Army Red kettles and their volunteer bellringers. In the D.C. area, the Salvation Army hopes to raise $1.4 million this season. Find out how to help.
Do the one-hour time changes in the fall and spring cause sleep issues for you? Turns out, your problems may not end there.
You can be mindful of what you’re thinking, what you’re doing and how you’re moving. Mindfulness can take on many forms including meditation, yoga and Tai Chi, for example.
Research says some kids may be satisfied with non-candy trick-or-treat options. Another option? Consider handing out dark chocolate treats. It isn’t as sweet as milk chocolate and kids tend not to eat as much of it.
Fall is harvest season and many students are once again connected with area farms that are responsible for producing of some of the food they’re eating.
Burning calories during a great workout at the gym? It doesn’t take much food to add up those calories later. Sally Squires explains and has tips to avoid the post-workout splurge.
Sure, cultural and environmental factors play a role in what you crave but research shows that your partner plays a role too.
Your waist size is important when shopping for clothes, but the number is also critical for your health.
Studies suggest that home-packed lunches fall short of key nutrients compared with food in the school lunch program. So, that means it’s time for mom and dad to step up their game.
Even with no school, parents are still packing lunches for the pool, camp and those long vacation car rides. Here are some tips for making these everyday meals interesting and able to survive the hot summer temperatures.
Cold summer soups are filling, refreshing and don’t require working over a hot stove. Many only require a blender.
Learning to cook develops a love of good food and a whole host of related skills — even critical thinking and math. And even toddlers can get started on the basics.
A recent study by researchers at the University of Georgia and Texas Tech looked at people who went on vacation for one to three weeks and found the vacationers gained about a pound.
Roosevelt Island is one of many area parks that have been hit hard by the invasive emerald ash borer beetle. And according to WTOP garden editor Mike McGrath, “Once a tree is infested, it cannot be cured.”
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.