| Jan 26, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Darion Marcus Aguilar became a vegan after watching a television show about how animals are slaughtered. That transformation, says a family friend, shows just how much the teen cared about life.
But with Aguilar, 19, suspected of killing two people...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:50 AM
If you love Mexican food but find it hard at times to locate good vegetarian options, Lorenza Muņoz 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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy.
People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that being deficient in vitamin B-12 is common. Should I take a supplement? I'm 78 and in good health.
ANSWER: Vitamin B-12 deficiency is more common with increasing age, and affects 5 to 15 percent of adults. Some of...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Perhaps you have just realized that there are a few days left to go in Restaurant Week, the twice-yearly celebration of Los Angeles restaurants mounted by DineLA, under the auspices of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. Perhaps, like so many...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:27 PM
An Orland Park restaurant that focuses on fresh, health-conscious food and offers vegan and gluten-free items was the brainchild of a mother of six who has named some of the menu offerings after her family and friends.
"It was something I felt was...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
For this light vegetarian ravioli recipe, we combine gorgeous long ribbons of zucchini with spinach-and-cheese-stuffed ravioli and a light cream sauce for a satisfying vegetarian pasta dinner.
Spinach Ravioli with Zucchini Ribbons
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:27 AM
No animal products? No problem.
R&B mega-star Beyonce Knowles appeared to stick to her much-publicized vegan diet while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center, visiting vegan-friendly Karyn’s Cooked in River North Friday and Saturday....
| Jan 3, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Students from a Costa Mesa martial arts school recently returned with several medals from an international competition at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
South Coast Martial Arts netted 14 gold, five silver and six bronze medals at the contest hosted...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Renee Taylor remembers everything in her life by what diet she was on at the time.
Best known for playing Fran Drescher’s mother on the 1990s sitcom “The Nanny,” Taylor’s one-woman-show “My Life on a Diet” opens...