| 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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Leesburg City Commissioner Jay Hurley won't face criminal charges in an accident that killed a motorcyclist during Bikefest in April, the State Attorney's Office announced today.
Steve Tuttle, 46, of Leesburg died when Hurley made a sharp right turn...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:05 AM
You see the word "natural" on a food label, and you assume it means that there's nothing artificial in it, right? So you figure that it must be healthier for you.
Maybe, but maybe not, warns ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer...
| Aug 13, 2014
Cooking schools and classes are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed when given. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW signifies that this is the first time the class...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin.
But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
After three years mixing, bottling and boxing natural personal care products to be sold in local shops at their home in Annapolis, Robert and Zoe Benzinger are poised for bigger things.
For the first time their company, eco-armour, will be among the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Sugar gets a lot of attention when it comes to a child’s diet. It makes kids hyper, causes cavities, makes them fat and the list goes on. Also, artificial sweeteners are good one day and bad the next.
So how do we know what is true? Is it OK for...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 4:09 PM
General Mills Inc. has agreed to acquire Annie’s Inc., one of the largest producers of natural and organic branded food, in a deal worth $820 million.
The deal announced Monday comes as sales of organic food continue to grow rapidly in the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:16 AM
John Mackey had just turned 25 when he opened a small vegetarian food market in an old Victorian house in Austin, Texas. His business partner and girlfriend, Renee Lawson, was 21.
Fast-forward 36 years, and Mackey has grown Whole Foods Market into a...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:34 AM
There is a vending machine at a Mobil gas station in West Hollywood that sells sustainable burritos. Next to the racks of shiny bags of chips and candy, just inside the sliding door, there's a large orange Burrito Box with a touch screen.
It's like a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
By the time Mira Kozel was 30, she had the bone density of an 88-year-old woman, and she was diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis.
She had been nourishing herself with a diet rich in low-fat muffins, salads accompanied by fat-free salad dressings, black...