| May 11, 2011
| 9:59 AM
With life being as busy as it is and challenging to juggle everything you have to do in 24 hours; it is just plain difficult to create balance. People talk about work/life balance but who has time? This blog is designed to help you with a basic...
| May 24, 2011
| 8:28 PM
When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market.
Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:46 PM
Kittens and cats are patiently waiting for a home through Huntington Beach-based Second Chance Pet Adoptions. Its darling kittens are kept at Petco and PetSmart in Huntington Beach. There's a summer adoption fee special of $99 that includes neuter/spay,...
| Nov 7, 2011
Two years ago, Mrs. United States 2011 Shannon Ford was diagnosed with celiac disease, an intestinal disorder triggered by eating gluten. Since then, she has embraced "a paleo lifestyle" that includes eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts and...
| Nov 17, 2011
For lunch, Josh Rivera chose a plate of saffron rice, Jerusalem salad and a Greek-marinated kebab of free-range chicken raised without the use of antibiotics.
"Last year I used to get a burger and pizza, but they were really greasy," the Niles North High...
| Jan 6, 2011
This sounds familiar: a national consumer group is fighting to maintain organic standards against industry people who want to weaken them. But when it comes to "organic wine," the well-meaning consumers may actually be discouraging more organic farming....
| Jan 6, 2011
| 7:44 AM
Here are Chicago's top deals for Thursday, Jan. 6: Did you get a free Fatburger today? If you still want to try, see Frugalista's free finds for details. Or just check out today's daily deals available online, like cheap glasses and organic food.
| Feb 9, 2011
Chantel Hobbs has published four fitness books — "Love Food & Live Well" went on sale in December — and is a personal trainer, mother and wife of four. This year, she celebrates her 10-year anniversary since embarking on what she calls her...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Power bars, sports drinks -- who needs them? Chances are not you! The very products marketed to help with fitness and weight loss may actually be hampering your progress.
There are athletes and then there's the rest of us -- the ones who squeeze in...
| 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...