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  • On Halloween or after, don't fat-shame kids

    On Halloween or after, don't fat-shame kids
    Instead of candy corn or a Jolly Rancher in your kid’s Halloween bucket this year, you may end up with a note. A woman in Fargo, N.D., has been handing out messages to “moderately obese” kids instead of trick-or-treat candy, ...
  • Michelle Pfeiffer reveals odd cult experience as a young actress

    Michelle Pfeiffer reveals odd cult experience as a young actress
    Michelle Pfeiffer revealed an interesting tidbit over the weekend: She was once unwittingly a member of a cult. Pfeiffer told the Daily Telegraph's Sunday magazine, Stella, that as an up-and-coming actress, around age 20, she'd fallen in with a Los...
  • Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life

    Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life
    Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing. "That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...
  • Q&A: Mike Tyson on 'The Undisputed Truth,' Brad Pitt and veganism

    Q&A: Mike Tyson on 'The Undisputed Truth,' Brad Pitt and veganism
    Mike Tyson made an unexpected splash on Broadway last year with his one-man show, "The Undisputed Truth," directed by Spike Lee, written by Tyson's wife, Kiki, and inspired by Chazz Palminteri's "A Bronx Tale." A film version of the play, taped this...
  • How to stay gluten-free and still love the Thanksgiving feast

    How to stay gluten-free and still love the Thanksgiving feast
    Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or guests who are allergic to nuts. But more people are choosing to eat gluten-free or learning they must do without gluten. And with pie crusts...
  • Al Gore is now vegan, just like Bill Clinton

    Al Gore is now vegan, just like Bill Clinton
    If you read a recent Forbes article on Hampton Creek Foods, makers of the purely plant-based egg mayonnaise sold at Whole Foods, you may have noticed a single sentence referencing former Vice President Al Gore. According to Forbes, Gore is "circling"...
  • Jay Z and Beyonce are going vegan ... for 22 days

    Jay Z and Beyonce are going vegan ... for 22 days
    Jay Z and Beyoncé are two of the latest celebrities taking the plunge into a vegan lifestyle. The rapper announced on his lifestyle blog that he and his wife would embark on a 22-day vegan challenge Tuesday, one day before his 44th birthday. Jay Z began...
  • 14 holiday gifts for your favorite hipster foodies

    14 holiday gifts for your favorite hipster foodies
    Hipster foodie friends are so hard to buy gifts for. They have exceptionally high standards, like to make most things themselves, and gravitate toward items labeled with the words rare, Brooklyn, limited, organic or artisan.  Meeting all the necessary...
  • Dr. Joseph J. Colella on fiber's role in weight loss

    Dr. Joseph J. Colella on fiber's role in weight loss
    Joseph J. Colella has performed more than 4,000 weight-loss surgeries. But the bariatric surgeon at St. Margaret's Hospital at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center would like to keep people from needing the OR by finding practical strategies to...
  • National Taco Day: Jonathan Gold's favorite vegetarian tacos

    National Taco Day: Jonathan Gold's favorite vegetarian tacos
    St. Swithin's Day? Tu B'Shvat? Around here, the most important holiday of the year is National Taco Day, declared by the most sacred of public relations consortiums to be an occasion where every man, woman and child in America may enjoy the taco of his or...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican ideas for Meatless Monday
    Though many Mexican dishes revolve around meat, there are a wealth of vegetarian options, as Lorenza Muñoz explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes for Food not too long ago. She wrote, "Indeed, Mexicans love their meat, and the cuisine is...