| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads.
Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Sometimes it doesn't get better than a comforting bowl of soup. Check out these ideas for rich and hearty vegetarian one-dish meals:
If you're craving a bowl of rich mushroom soup, this recipe delivers. No less than a pound of cremini mushrooms are...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
New Jersey Senate candidate Cory Booker uses Twitter more than the typical politician.
He tweets cheesy maxims; replies publicly to just about everyone who mentions his name, and relentlessly catalogs his schedule of ribbon cuttings, football games...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance.
After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:42 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Colorado Boulevard is going on a diet. The section of the six-lane street that runs through Eagle Rock has begun a serious reducing regimen, with city transportation workers removing one motor vehicle lane in either direction, adding a landscaped median,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
McDonald's in Canada is offering its first new vegetarian entrees in more than a decade. The fast-food chain began selling two new vegetarian McWrap flavors Tuesday, reported the Canadian National Post.
One of the new flavors is a Mediterranean wrap,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Alicia Silverstone is helping to prove what we already know, with a new twist: You can get just about anything online. Including a hookup to vegan mamas' breast milk.
The "Clueless" actress, well-known for her vegan lifestyle and sometimes unusual baby-...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A vegan diet: That's what Santa Monica College track coach Joshua Garrett credits for helping him traverse the famed Pacific Crest Trail and possibly setting a record doing it.
The rugged 2,650-mile trail runs from the border of Mexico to Canada,...