| Aug 11, 2014
| 6:05 AM
"Many's the night I have dreamed of cheese toasted mostly and woke up again and here I were," says the cheeseless, shipwrecked Ben Gunn in the children's classic "Treasure Island."
Many's the vegan who's echoed his sentiments. Until now.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:17 PM
CLERMONT — For Michaela McLean, 16, of Clermont, her performance this week could further her goal of helping teens get healthier with proper nutrition.
Michaela, an eighth-generation Floridian who recently was crowned Miss Florida's Outstanding...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Reports in the media of a coming bee-apocalypse would particularly concern residents of the Sunshine State. Florida is home to a booming $9 billion citrus industry employing nearly 76,000 locals. As several citrus varieties require honeybee pollination to...
| Aug 3, 2014
Jeanne Nolan still remembers when the light bulb went on. She was a Winnetka teenager trying to find her purpose and "really into the environment," Nolan says, "when nobody was talking about being 'green.' But I thought, 'Doesn't anyone on the North Shore...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:15 PM
When food is still alive, you feel alive.
"Cooked foods are grayer," says Wendy Landiak, the owner of Shankara Vegan Restaurant in south Bethlehem. "The more vibrant the food is the better it is for you."
Landiak believes in harnessing the power of...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Just because a chicken is labeled "organic" does not mean that the bird on your plate lived a bucolic farm life before you cooked it.
To officially be called "organic," the animal must be fed organic food (grown with no pesticides), receive no...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:20 PM
After a series of disappointing earnings reports, executives for Whole Foods Market hoped Wednesday's quarterly numbers would win back favor from investors.
But while the Austin, Texas-based natural foods grocer did beat some Wall Street expectations for...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Last year, Kim Wilcox and his wife, Tamara, were flipping TV channels when they stumbled on a movie with an attention-grabbing title: "Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead."
The 2010 documentary follows Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross as he reboots his health...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The man sitting next to us couldn't stop talking about his nutritionist.
"My nutritionist said I shouldn't eat. ... My nutritionist said I should eat more. ... " You get the idea.
I suspect his nutritionist would be quite...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:37 PM
The Supreme Court wasted no time in delivering a message to anyone who thought its Hobby Lobby ruling was limited to religious objections to coverage of purported abortion methods:
The day after handing down the Hobby Lobby decision on...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Just about everybody I know in New York must get takeout of some sort two or three times a week. Most homes have a drawer stuffed with takeout menus. It’s a way of life.
Not so much here. I know my New Yorker husband misses his Chinese takeout, so...