Latest stories: Fitness & Eating

Dr. Zorba Paster: Go Mediterranean, king of the diets

Have you been to one of your many area farmers markets yet? If not, you should definitely go. The cornucopia of nature just spreads out before you as you go from one vendor to the next. And what’s nice about this is that it makes the Mediterranean diet even easier to follow. Read more

Dr. Zorba Paster: Spinach shows its strength as superfood

Every TV show you watch that features health seems to tout one superfood after another. I used to think this was a junk term. I was never taught about superfoods in medical school and, come to think of it, I was never taught much about nutrition, either. But then I came to see the light: If we have junk foods, then we must also have superfoods – foods Mother Nature has loaded with nutrients. Read more