| Jan 9, 2014
| 1:59 PM
A group of big food companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than it did in 2007, an independent evaluator said Thursday in a report on the pledge manufacturers made to First Lady Michelle Obama’s program to end...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Without that little bit of planning that's required to eat well, the vending machine and drive-through win. Here we offer four great recipes that will make lunches in 2014 a delicious break you can feel good about.
This quinoa and kale salad comes to us...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 11:01 AM
How have you been? It’s been a while since we introduced the California Cookbook with more than 600 recipes back in November. During that time, we hope your celebrations were as delicious as could be and we hope The Times recipes database was a part...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:47 PM
Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Men may want to double down on a healthy diet and clean living in the months before procreation, according to a study that suggests a father’s vitamin B9 deficiency may contribute to birth defects in offspring.
The findings, published online...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her family....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Some people refer to Whole Foods Market as "whole paycheck market" and that one organic apple is likely to cost more than a fast food hamburger, but a new study confirms what conscientious foodies have suspected all along. Eating healthier costs more. ...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Ever wonder why some people, even under adverse circumstances, set goals and achieve them effortlessly? Some of them, undoubtedly, are hard-wired to succeed. They just set themselves in a direction and their mind handles the rest.
But that ability is...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:27 PM
The savory smell of nutmeg and cinnamon wafts through the Azusa bakery, where dozens of workers in blue gloves and hairnets cook up L.A. Unified's newest star product. The "Glorious Morning" muffin is chewy and moist, packed with whole wheat, raisins...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The contestants on "The Biggest Loser" are just that — players in a reality show game who are subjected to harsh workouts, screeching coaches and weigh-ins on national television. The role is not for everyone, not even for everyone desperate to lose...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:33 PM
Kobe Bryant completed almost one week of in-depth conditioning but declined to provide a targeted return date.
He recently said he would need three consecutive weeks of solid conditioning before playing in a game.
"This week was a good start. I was...