| Dec 28, 2011
| 1:46 PM
You've seen the Polar Plunges before, right? You know, usually on New Year's Day, a group of people jump into icy ocean waters as a way of welcoming in the new year, thus attracting lots of media attention.
The tradition goes back to 1903, when Bernarr...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Kristin Canty's "Farmageddon" is well-titled. It's an eye-popping wake-up call revealing how the USDA and FDA have increasingly waged war on America's small farmers even when they can prove they are contributing healthful products to our food supply.
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:25 PM
That was fast. A Fresh & Green's market is opening tomorrow in the Charles Plaza location where Superfresh was until just this past Tuesday.
What do we know about Fresh & Green's? (Try Googling them yourself.) Not much beyond what's in their pamphlet:...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Q: Every time I read about someone using coupons to get $500 worth of food for $4.95, I wonder what that person is feeding her family — not fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains, apparently. Why there are are there no coupons for fresh fruits...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Eating healthy helps you shrink your waistline but it can also shrink your wallet.
During my long runs down Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank, I am constantly running by places that boast a line of healthy and organic foods.
Finally, I visited one of those...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Towson resident Denise Clark recently had a crash course in how to close one 32,000-square-foot supermarket, then open another.
Clark, former manager of the Superfresh supermarket in the Parkville Shopping Center, at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue, now...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:01 PM
COSTA MESA — Natural and organic foods shoppers will soon notice a new sign gracing their local grocer as a merger between Henry's and Sprouts markets takes root across Orange County.
The two grocers, which announced the merger in April, will...
| Aug 5, 2011
Cassie Green had all the makings of an entrepreneur. "I like the last word," says the sprightly 34-year-old. "I'm an only child. I'm a Leo. I really like my way."
But it took a pint of gas station ice cream to push her over the metaphorical edge....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 8:01 PM
COSTA MESA — As she walked out of the new Sprouts Farmers Market on Wednesday with two ripe cantaloupes, Andrea Bowen said she "couldn't be more tickled."
The melons, which she had tucked into a green recyclable bag, cost her 19 cents a pound....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:16 PM
There are those who believe in locally grown organic food because they are health-food aficionados and others who believe corporate industrialized farming is bad for your health and some who believe that food trucked halfway across the country is...
| Dec 31, 2011
In 2011, we interviewed 26 South Florida celebrities regarding their fitness regimens. Just in time for New Year's resolutions, we've selected some of their best answers to our questions.
Read what they're doing to keep their bodies healthy and looking...