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  • All About Food: Mucus, margarine and other myths

    I have gotten some nice feedback on the article I wrote a few weeks ago called "Adhering to these food myths? Stop" (All About Food, May 22) and have decided to do a second installment.
  • All About Food: Adhering to these food myths? Stop.

     All About Food: Adhering to these food myths? Stop.
    I recently received my Mayo Clinic Health Letter and one of the main topics was dietary supplements. All that I have read lately seems to suggest that these supplements are fairly useless and cannot substitute for a well-balanced, healthy diet. Whole...

    In the Pipeline: Strength is a must to fight rare disease

    In the Pipeline: Strength is a must to fight rare disease
    Cherise Sheffner is 16 and until last year attended Huntington Beach High School (and was part of the Academy of the Performing Arts program). But she’s been home this year, unable to attend school because of an obscure, debilitating disease...

    In the Pipeline: Typical Kiwanis Club shows big heart

    In the Pipeline: Typical Kiwanis Club shows big heart
    Two weeks ago in this column, I wrote about Cherise Sheffner, a local 16-year-old suffering from a rare and debilitating disease called dysautonomia, a dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system. I explained how Cherise's mom, Renee, needed some...

    All About Food: Our take on the healthy diet

    All About Food: Our take on the healthy diet
    To us, it seems that many dietary supplements are falling out of fashion in favor of real food. For example, every day some new study says that multivitamins are no competition for a healthy diet. Some supplements even have a deleterious effect when...