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  • Cameron Diaz gets back to basics in 'The Body Book'

     Cameron Diaz gets back to basics in 'The Body Book'
    Appearances to the contrary, actress Cameron Diaz wasn't always the picture of health. A few months of kung fu training changed all that, and now she's written a guide for women to make smart decisions about their bodies. For Diaz, "The Body Book" is...
  • Harry Hamlin on keeping fit, staying sharp amid hectic acting life

     Harry Hamlin on keeping fit, staying sharp amid hectic acting life
    In the last 35 years, Harry Hamlin has been in and out of the spotlight; the heartthrob, toga-clad Perseus in "Clash of the Titans" in the early 1980s reigned over prime time as hunky lead attorney Michael Kuzak on "L.A. Law" in the mid-'80s. (Equally...
  • Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool

    Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool
    It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet,...
  • Vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre to open Friday

    Vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre to open Friday
    Hello, cashew-cheese-topped tacos and organic tequila cocktails. Vegan Mexican restaurant and bar Gracias Madre, from the team behind Café Gratitude, is set to open on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood on Friday. It's the Southern California follow-up to...
  • Jay Z, Beyonce start vegan challenge for rapper's 44th birthday

    Jay Z, Beyonce start vegan challenge for rapper's 44th birthday
    Jay Z and Beyonce are giving themselves the gift of health for the rapper's birthday. The musical power couple are challenging themselves to a 22-day vegan diet.  The "Magna Carter Holy Grail" rapper, who turned 44 on Wednesday, made the announcement on...
  • Gifts: 11 really cool food presents under $20

    Gifts: 11 really cool food presents under $20
    Not all great gifts have to cost a fortune. In fact, some of the best can be downright cheap. Here's a selection of wonderful presents almost any food lover would be happy to find under their tree or even in their stocking. Tamis Essentially nothing...
  • New Year's Eve 2013 in L.A. area: Where to ring in the new year, then recover

    New Year's Eve 2013 in L.A. area: Where to ring in the new year, then recover
    Where will you be ringing in 2014? Here's our guide to what's happening around town New Year's Eve and where you can recover the day after.  Allumette is having a retro redux New Year's with a menu inspired by 60s grand continental cuisine. Dishes...
  • Saturated fat's role (or non-role) in the New Year's diet resolution

    Saturated fat's role (or non-role) in the New Year's diet resolution
    Saturated fat’s bad, bad image—the evil ingredient that supposedly makes people fat and keeps them that way, while clogging our blood vessels and raising our cardiovascular risk—has been getting a bit of a makeover. That shouldn’...
  • Time to end the war against saturated fat?

    Time to end the war against saturated fat?
    The British Medical Journal has issued a clarion call to all who want to ward off heart disease: Forget the statins and bring back the bacon (or at least the full-fat yogurt). Saturated fat is not the widow-maker it's been made out to be, writes British...
  • Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors

    Alkaline diet claims get sour response from doctors
    In cookbooks, health food stores and alternative health clinics, the word is getting out: Acid is the latest dietary villain. It's not necessarily the acid in foods like tomatoes and lemons that supposedly cause the trouble. Instead, a growing number of...
  • Four great vegetarian Chinese restaurants

    Four great vegetarian Chinese restaurants
    Unlike the kale-laced skinny salads of so many vegetarian restaurants across Los Angeles, Chinese vegetarian dishes -- part of a culinary culture that goes back thousands of years -- don’t look all that different from their meaty counterparts....