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  • First world problem: Vegans want Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes too

    First world problem: Vegans want Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes too
    When the fallen leaves begin to crunch under your boots, you know fall is coming. For many, it's the best time of year. It means back to school, Halloween candy, cozy coats and the return of the coveted Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes. But not if you're...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    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,...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three rich soups for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Three rich soups for Meatless Monday
    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...
  • Cory Booker's Twitter flirtations revealed

    Cory Booker's Twitter flirtations revealed
    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...
  • It's America's most famous vegan strip club, thanks to Cory Booker

    It's America's most famous vegan strip club, thanks to Cory Booker
    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...
  • Sharing the Road: Can L.A. be a cyclist's town?

     Sharing the Road: Can L.A. be a cyclist's town?
    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,...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Hearty vegetable ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Hearty vegetable ideas for Meatless Monday
    Hearty dinner ideas for Meatless Monday? It's easy with these recipe ideas -- substantial enough you might not even guess they're vegetarian: Fragrant garlic, fresh shiitake mushrooms, spicy chile -- tofu never looked this good, tossed with a rich and...
  • 3 weeks to a better body with Bob Harper's 'Jumpstart to Skinny'

    3 weeks to a better body with Bob Harper's 'Jumpstart to Skinny'
    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...
  • Parents, skip weight talk and focus on eating advice, study suggests

    Parents, skip weight talk and focus on eating advice, study suggests
    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 --...
  • The food journal: A little tech could make it stick

    The food journal: A little tech could make it stick
    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...
  • Hugo's West Hollywood patrons may recognize Phil Gittelman

    Hugo's West Hollywood patrons may recognize Phil Gittelman
    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...