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02/21/2008 Chow Line: Calcium important even with arthritis (for 3/2/08) I have arthritis and am developing knobs on my bones. Should I reduce my calcium intake? Also, what are good sources of calcium if you are lactose intolerant? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
03/15/2012 Chow Line: Calcium essential throughout life (3/16/12) My doctor suggested I take a few antacid tablets every day to get additional calcium. A colleague said I should space them throughout the day instead of taking them all at once. Is that true? Martha Filipic Dan Remley
05/16/2008 Chow Line: Calcium difficult for body to absorb (for 5/25/08) I always have milk in the morning with my high-fiber cereal. But a friend told me that fiber prevents the body from absorbing calcium. If that's true, what should I do? Martha Filipic Robert DiSilvestro
10/19/2007 Chow Line: Caffeine OK, but can irritate stomach (for 10/28/07) A colleague just experienced a bout of stomach flu. As she recovered, she said she felt OK as long as she didn't consume caffeine. Was it the caffeine or the coffee that upset her stomach? Martha Filipic Marti Andrews
01/12/2007 Chow Line: Build muscle (and use it) to lose weight (for 1/21/07) I want to exercise more to help me lose weight. Should I focus more on strength-training or aerobics? Martha Filipic Jackie Buell
01/14/2011 Chow Line: Build diet around nutrient-rich foods (for 1/23/11) I keep hearing about "nutrient-rich" foods. Do you have any ideas on how I could incorporate more into my diet?   Martha Filipic Julie Kennel
05/07/2010 Chow Line: Brown rice, not white, a whole grain (for 5/16/10) Is rice a whole grain? Martha Filipic Julie Shertzer
07/26/2007 Chow Line: Bored with lettuce? Be bold with greens (for 8/5/07) I'm interested in trying some different kinds of greens for my salads, but I'm not sure what would be the best choices. Any ideas? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
02/18/2011 Chow Line: Boost these foods, nutrients in your diet (for 2/28/11) What nutrients are generally lacking in the American diet? Which foods should I focus on increasing to help?  Martha Filipic Julie Kennel
08/24/2012 Chow Line: Behavior changes key in weight loss (8/24/12) What are some of the things people do (besides eating less) to help them lose weight successfully? Martha Filipic Julie Kennel
05/04/2007 Chow Line: Be smart, informed when eating out (for 5/13/07) I'm trying to lose weight, but it's hard when we eat out. Any tips? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
08/09/2012 Chow Line: Be safe: Keep cream pies cool (8/10/12) I made a chocolate cream pie for guests this weekend. We left it out on the counter for most of the afternoon, and one of my guests told me that I should have kept it refrigerated, and since I didn’t, we should throw it away. Was she right? Martha Filipic Linnette Goard
03/16/2007 Chow Line: Baby carrots big on nutrition Are baby carrots really young carrots? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
04/22/2011 Chow Line: Asparagus: Get it fresh, don't overcook (for 5/1/11) When I was growing up, I hated asparagus, and I've avoided it ever since. But I was recently at a conference where they served grilled asparagus. It was delicious. Could my taste buds have changed that much?  Martha Filipic Julie Kennel
09/23/2011 Chow Line: Apples really could keep doctor away (for 10/2/11) Are apples as good for you as other fruits are? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
01/13/2012 Chow Line: Americans flunk healthy eating index (1/13/12) I’m trying to eat more healthfully by following the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the “MyPlate” tips. I thought I had been eating OK, but I’m surprised at how drastically I’ve changed my diet. Do many people actually follow these recommendations?   Martha Filipic Alma Simmons
11/20/2009 Chow Line: Alternate-day fast not a proven diet (for 11/29/09) A friend is trying to lose weight by eating very little every other day. I don't think it's healthy, but she says it works. Is this kind of diet recommended? Martha Filipic Gail Kaye
10/07/2011 Chow Line: Alcohol/weight gain interaction complex (for 10/16/11) I’ve seen conflicting information about how much of an effect drinking alcohol might have on weight gain. Can you explain? Martha Filipic Hugo Melgar-Quinonez
02/23/2012 Chow Line: A healthy breakfast really is a good idea (2/17/12) I’ve always heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but to be honest, I hardly ever eat breakfast and I do OK. Why do the “experts” say we should always eat breakfast?  Martha Filipic Linnette Goard
04/01/2005 Chow Line: 'Water weight' easy to lose at first (for 4/10/05) Whenever I make a concerted effort to watch my diet, I lose a lot of weight very quickly -- sometimes 5 to 7 pounds within the first week or two. But after that, it's much harder to lose weight. I've always heard that those first pounds are "water." Is that true? Martha Filipic Sharron Coplin
08/05/2011 Chow Line: 'Smell test' not safe after power outage (for 7/14/11) My parents' electricity often goes out, sometimes for long periods. Mom says food in the refrigerator and freezer is fine unless it smells bad. What would you tell her? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
06/01/2012 Chow Line: 'Mindless eating' leads to weight gain (6/1/12) I try to eat healthfully and normally do well during the day, but in the evening when I’m watching TV, I snack way too much, even though I’m not really hungry. Any ideas? Martha Filipic Dan Remley
09/09/2011 Chow Line: 'Freshman 15' largely a myth, but be wise (for 9/18/11) I just started college and I know my eating patterns have changed dramatically from when I was living at home. I'm worried about gaining the "freshman 15." What can I do to stop from gaining weight?  Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
05/29/2002 Choose Fields Wisely If Switching to Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio - Growers contemplating switching their acreage from corn to soybeans should carefully choose which fields to make the transition. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/01/2011 Chestnuts Roasting in Eastern Ohio: See Them Aug. 13 CARROLLTON, Ohio -- Eastern Ohio’s Route 9 Cooperative, the biggest chestnut packing facility in the U.S., will host a free tour on Aug. 13 as part of the 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Kurt Knebusch Greg Miller
04/15/2004 Cheese Prices Go Whiz: Future prices hit record high COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Shoppers filling their carts with milk, butter and cheese probably won't see the full impact of spiking milk prices paid to farmers. Suzanne Steel Cameron Thraen
03/02/2010 Cheese May Help Struggling Dairies. OSU Extension Cheese-Making Workshop is Back WINDSOR, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension's popular cheese-making workshop is back. Candace Pollock David Marrison
04/29/2011 Chancellor Petro at OARDC Conference: 'You Are the Heart of Ohio's Economic Growth Prospects' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Speaking at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) annual conference yesterday (4/28) on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus, Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro said agriculture -- and the science that supports it -- are “the heart of Ohio’s economic growth prospects.” Mauricio Espinoza
09/12/2011 Champion Dog Breeder: 'I Owe It All to 4-H' COLUMBUS, Ohio – David Vollette has made a mark showing and breeding dogs on an international scale. And, he says, it wouldn’t have happened without Ohio 4-H. Martha Filipic Tom Archer, Lucinda Miller, David Vollette
04/21/2011 Chainsaw Safety Course at Hocking College May 13 NELSONVILLE, Ohio -- OSU Extension’s Ohio Woodland Stewards Program is offering a chainsaw safety course at Hocking College May 13. Kurt Knebusch Dave Apsley, Rory Lewandowski