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Healthful food tips for the grab-and-go lifestyle

There's no shortage of advice about what to eat: home-cooked food, less — much less — processed food. But with work or soccer practice or whatever it is that cuts into our time, it's not always easy figuring out what the family should consume.

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  • Bill Maher banishes junk food, pumps basketballs and iron
    Bill Maher banishes junk food, pumps basketballs and iron

    The comedian Bill Maher, who often talks politics, believes in healthy living. He follows a regimen that involves basketball and getting yelled at by a trainer. The 58-year-old will need to keep his energy up as he does back-to-back shows on Sept. 12, headlining a comedy special at the...

  • Striking the right balance at work
    Striking the right balance at work

    'Real Happiness at Work's' Sharon Salzberg sees work problems as opportunities for personal growth and self-examination. She offers a few tips.

  • Surfer Bethany Hamilton aims to motivate girls with 'Body and Soul'
    Surfer Bethany Hamilton aims to motivate girls with 'Body and Soul'

    Talk about a commitment to her sport: Bethany Hamilton lost her entire left arm to a shark attack while surfing — and within a month was back on her board riding the waves. She was 13.

  • Nicole Kidman enjoys fitness that's centered on family time
    Nicole Kidman enjoys fitness that's centered on family time

    Actress Nicole Kidman has an enormously busy professional life, but she prides herself on her close family ties. She says she is happiest when she's spending time with her family: country-singer husband Keith Urban and children Sunday Rose, Faith, Isabella and Connor. Among the jobs she...

  • Jewel is grounded in Alaska purity, focused on water purity
    Jewel is grounded in Alaska purity, focused on water purity

    The singer Jewel grew up on an Alaska homestead, eating whatever food was raised or caught, including, naturally, plenty of seafood. That background still informs her way of life today as she manages her career, touring and family.

  • Andy Serkis keeps fit for his shape-shifting roles
    Andy Serkis keeps fit for his shape-shifting roles

    Andy Serkis is known for bringing Gollum from "The Lord of the Rings" and the gorilla from "King Kong" to life using motion-capture technology. He also plays Caesar in the just-released "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," and what many don't realize is that...

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