| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:29 PM
When mice were fed a diet that was 25% added sugars – an amount consumed by many humans – the females died at twice the normal rate and the males were less likely to reproduce and hold territory, scientists said in a study published Tuesday....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:30 AM
An aged cheese sandwich may not be the first item that comes to mind when you think of a vegan restaurant, but at chef Tal Ronnen's new Crossroads Provisions, it's all about the cheese -- nut cheese of course. He's slated to open Crossroads Provisions,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Some things are sacred. Like fair food.
Cheesy bacon bombs, Krispy Kreme sloppy Joes and deep-fried pineapple are just a few of the belly-busting items on the menu as summer fair season hits full swing: The Orange County Fair opens Friday in Costa...
| Jun 29, 2013
Bob Harper is known for his "no shortcuts" philosophy toward weight loss. So what's he doing with a new book touting a three-week diet called "Jumpstart to Skinny"?
"This is not a shortcut," Harper says. "Jumpstart to Skinny" is aimed at people who...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:31 PM
There's a growing list of things that clearly do NOT work in helping someone who's carrying too much weight trim down. Shaming, teasing and hectoring stand a good chance of backfiring, and it remains to be seen whether treating obesity as a disease --...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:30 AM
You’ve likely heard suggestions for making greens without the pork fat or “fried” chicken in the oven. All well and good, but the connection of “soul food” to African Americans goes way beyond editing recipes, and a new...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Vegas isn’t exactly what you’d call a “vegan” kind of town. In fact, it may have more steakhouses per square mile than any city in Texas. Tastes, however, are changing.
Though it’s hard to find a completely vegan eatery in...
| Jun 8, 2013
You already know you should keep a food journal if you want to lose weight, right?
So why don't you do it?
One weight-loss expert thinks he knows the answer.
"It's just not sexy enough," said J. Graham Thomas, a research professor at Brown Alpert...
| Jun 8, 2013
In the restaurant world, being called "a regular" is a badge of honor. Phil Gittelman has been eating at Hugo's in West Hollywood almost every day for 32 years. He is so fond of the restaurant, which opened in 1980, that he is more than a customer; he's...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Veggie Grill, the chain of vegetarian restaurants based in Santa Monica, is planning to double its store count within 18 months.
In the first half of the year, branches are set to open in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Seattle. The company...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Looking for meatless options for the dinner table? Want something on the lighter side but still satisfying? We're here to help! Check out some of these ideas:
For a rich and flavorful -- and completely vegetarian -- dinner idea, look no further than...