Feel Full With Fish

Are you hungry shortly after finishing a meal? If so, your body may be telling you that you need more omega-3 fats. In a recent study, obese and overweight participants were given a dinner that was either low or high in omega-3s (260 mg vs. 1.3 g, respectively). The...

A Plethora of Errors

As a writer on language, I’m especially sensitive to mistakes I encounter while reading. They seem to leap off the page, and I gleefully seize them as potential material for this column. Here are some of my recent “catches,” all from major newspapers: “The restaurant...