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Britain’s Jamie Oliver Targets American Kids’ Moo-Juice

Television food scold Jamie Oliver has finally found an ally to help him infiltrate the Los Angeles Unified School District. Newly appointed Superintendent John Deasy appeared with Oliver Tuesday…
PostedApril 27, 2011 at12:00 am

When “Green” Solutions Could Hurt the Planet

In a simpler time, helping the Earth involved recycling and chastising litterbugs. But the annual “Earth Day” has become a platform for environmental and animal rights activists to promote…
PostedApril 22, 2011 at12:00 am

“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”

Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food…
PostedApril 13, 2011 at12:00 am

Daytime TV Doc’s Diagnosis Is (Still) Fear

Saturated fats aren’t always associated with being healthy. But have you ever wondered why we think that way? Perhaps it’s because food scolds have done a better job fearmongering…
PostedMarch 23, 2011 at12:00 am

Marathon Runner Powered by Fast Food and Willpower

A fit and trim 36-year-old marathon runner will have consumed 30 days' worth of fast-food—from breakfast through dinner—by the time the starter gun sounds at Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon.
PostedMarch 14, 2011 at12:00 am

Food Cops Have a Cow Over Chocolate Milk (Again)

Food activists are once again trying to justify a nationwide ban on a beverage beloved by children and adults alike: chocolate milk. Both nutritious and delicious, chocolate milk is…
PostedFebruary 24, 2011 at12:00 am

L.A. Schools to Jamie Oliver: Go Away

Super-chef Jamie Oliver is back to film another season of his show "Food Revolution." This time he’s targeting school cafeterias in Los Angeles, a city usually inviting to camera crews. But Angelenos are making an…
PostedJanuary 13, 2011 at12:00 am

Completely Losing It With Jillian

Jillian Michaels is an exercise and health guru who became famous as one of the personal trainers on The Biggest Loser. Since then she's developed a video game and…
PostedDecember 6, 2010 at12:00 am

Quote of the Week

Former “Iron Chef” Mario Batali is a larger-than-life cookbook author, television personality, and philanthropist who knows a thing or two about foods and ingredients. He recently wrote a…
PostedNovember 23, 2010 at12:00 am

Dr. Oz’s Fantasyland

Dr. Mehmet Oz is as famous as a TV doctor can be, but he’s not always well-known for getting his facts right—especially about sweeteners. The Great Oz…
PostedOctober 7, 2010 at12:00 am