Unrelated to alcohol, sugar consumption is the root of most liver transplants in young Americans, a recent study shows. Dr. Judy Chen of UW Medicine's Weight Loss Management Center, talks about...
At the Seattle bar Alchemy, activated charcoal is stirred into a signature cocktail called the Black and White. Salty Caramel Ash -- again with charcoal -- is a customer favorite at an ice cream...
Paying attention to what you eat and what your baby eats during the first 1,000 days of life – preconception through 2 years old – has been gaining stature in the medical community for several years...
Picky eating among toddlers is almost universal, says UW Medicine pediatrician Molly Grow. Children play with food as a means to get more comfortable with it, she says.
Some 45 million Americans go on a diet each year. Most don't realize that, in doing so, they are changing their microbiomes. “Every time you diet, it’s causing fluctuations in the compositions of...
It's no secret that the world is covered with germs, and when you travel, you have a higher risk of exposure to contagions such as respiratory viruses. But you needn't worry – just be prepared, says...
It's National Coffee Day on September 29, but before you order that pumpkin spice latte or another seasonal coffee drink, consider the ingredients. A grande pumpkin spice latte from a certain coffee...
Most holiday parties have a lot of food, and it's usually a lot of rich, heavy food. If you're worried about what you're eating, nutritionists say you don't necessarily have to have a fat-free...
How do you pack a well-balanced lunch? Many parents might be wondering that as their children go back to school. UW Medicine dietitian Judy Simon explains the different food groups she likes to see...
As more fast food chains add vegan burger options to their menus, many might wonder if this is a healthier alternative to meat. Judy Simon, a UW Medicine dietitian, says some products do contain...