| Jul 7, 2012
Scott Jurek is a nice guy who exhibits none of the sanctimonious proselytizing that vegans sometimes do.
He's also a guy who gave up a fast-food burger diet and runs what many consider to be obscenely long distances. How long? In 2010, he ran an...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Willpower may be a fraught concept when it comes to obesity and how best to address it: Not all who are obese lack willpower; but most who lack willpower in these days of food plenty will eventually struggle with their weight. So a new study looks at what...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Emily Zaler's business card should probably read "mad scientist."
When the personal trainer is not putting clients through their paces up and down the famed Santa Monica stairs or working out herself, she's making a mess in her Los Angeles kitchen....
| Aug 30, 2010
I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery.
No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
| Sep 13, 2010
The people in the Bowflex commercials sure are pretty.
If you have any doubt that these models did not get their muscularly sculpted hairless physiques using a Bowflex and its patented Power Something Technology, then Google "Bowflex casting" and you'...
| May 20, 2010
Deborah Madison has a new cookbook out called "Seasonal Fruit Desserts," and I think it might be her best one yet. Of course, I think everything she does is terrific, but then I'm prejudiced. We've been friends for 25 years.
It all started at a late-...
| Feb 26, 2011
Jamie Oliver presses a "happy cow" veggie burger on me with the fervor of a believer handing out religious pamphlets. He asks me whether I love it, but his smile is pure certainty that I will -- and even love him for making it. He's stepped out from the...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Lindsay Lohan's recent court-ordered return to rehab was followed by reports that she was seeking financial assistance because she couldn't afford the cost of treatment at the Betty Ford Center. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has stepped in.....
| Oct 29, 2010
| 9:33 PM
It's Halloween Weekend, and you know what that means: Dogs in costume! There are numerous events where you can gawk at spectacularly-outfitted canines over the coming days, as well as opportunities to learn about birds, party for a good cause,......
| Oct 18, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Exposed! Healthy eating advocate first lady Michelle Obama doesn't eat so healthy at a Milwaukee diner....
| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Whether you want to adopt a pet, party to help animals in need or just chow down on candy for a good cause, the coming days and weeks are full of fun opportunities to help animals. Think we're forgetting something?......