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  • Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control

    Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control
    About 26 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, including nearly 7 million people who don't even know they have the disease, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Based on these numbers, the CDC projects that...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday
    If you love Mexican food but find it hard at times to locate good vegetarian options, Lorenza Muñoz has some ideas, as she explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes for Food not too long ago. "[M]eatless dishes actually have a long history in...
  • Yosemite bears eating like it's 1915

    Yosemite bears eating like it's 1915
    Black bears in Yosemite National Park aren’t snacking as much on human food as they did decades ago, according to new research that traces changes in the diet of Yosemite bears over the last century. Researchers analyzed samples of bear bones from...
  • High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly

    High-protein diets: Bad for the middle-aged, good for the elderly
    Consuming high levels of protein — particularly animal protein — is a bad strategy if you’re at midlife and aiming to live into old age, new research finds. But a study out Tuesday reveals that in older age, fortifying one’s diet...
  • For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough

    For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough
    One awful day, D.C. Copeland recalls, her perspective on her "pure" diet had become so distorted that she found herself crying in the produce section of a grocery store because she could not decide whether the kale or the chard was "better." Jennifer...
  • Chicken Vesuvio goes vegetarian

    Chicken Vesuvio goes vegetarian
    First came the history-defining eruption of Italy's Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The volcano buried two cities — Pompeii and Herculanean — and their citizens under lava and ash. Although Vesuvius has exploded since, this particular eruption left...
  • Fabulous fare for vegetarians, vegans and carnivores alike

    Fabulous fare for vegetarians, vegans and carnivores alike
    Q: We were at Tavolino restaurant and ordered the Escarole and beans. It was simply delicious. I have made it at home, but it never tasted that good. We would all appreciate it so much if the chef would give us the recipe. I would love to make it for...
  • Chicago Diner cookbook shares secrets for meat-free comfort food

    Chicago Diner cookbook shares secrets for meat-free comfort food
    To the non-meat eater, "comforting" and "familiar" aren't often used in the same sentence with "diner food." Most vegetarians I know aren't satisfied with most diners' singular menu option of mushy cherry tomatoes on a bed of wilted iceberg lettuce...
  • EatingWell: You should know these 5 myths about cholesterol

    A study published recently in The Lancet stated that high HDL might not directly protect against disease. This was noteworthy because high HDL cholesterol is often touted as protective against heart disease, while high LDL cholesterol is linked to...
  • Can car-happy L.A. learn to share the road?

    Can car-happy L.A. learn to share the road?
    September brought sweet victory to the growing community of California cycling advocates: Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will prohibit the driver of any motor vehicle from passing a bike rider on the road unless there is 36 inches of space...
  • Siting markets in 'food deserts' no quick cure for obesity, study says

    The logic seems simple enough: the consumption of healthy foods is low, and obesity is high, in neighborhoods where supermarkets are notably absent; so, opening supermarkets in those neighborhoods should boost consumption of healthier foods and drive down...